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Definition of Drummond light

A very intense light, produced by turning two streams of gas, one oxygen and the other hydrogen, or coal gas, in a state of ignition, upon a ball of lime; or a stream of oxygen gas through a flame of alcohol upon a ball or disk of lime; -- called also oxycalcium light, or lime light.


Drummond light - words with similar meaning

  • Oxycalcium adjective Of or pertaining to oxygen and calcium; as, the oxycalcium light. See Drummond light.

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Limelight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Drummond built a working version in 1826, and the device is sometimes called the Drummond Light after him. Limelight was first used in public in the Covent Garden Theatre in ...

Drummond light | Define Drummond light at Dictionary.com

noun calcium light. Drummond www.ask.com/ Drummond Get Drummond Find Drummond Ad Origin: 1835–45; named after Capt. T. Drummond (1797–1840), British engineer

Thomas Drummond - Drummond's Inventions - Drummond Light and ...

[p.81] ...Till the Spring of 1826, Mr Drummond remained invalided with his relations in Edinburgh. He was too weak for severe study; but he managed, notwithstanding ...

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DrumВґmond light` 1. A very intense light, produced by turning two streams of gas, one oxygen and the other hydrogen, or coal gas, in a state of ignition, upon a ball ...

Drummond Light — Infoplease.com

Drummond Light. The limelight. So named from Captain Thomas Drummond, R.E. “Wisdom thinks, and makes a solar Drummond Light of a point of dull lime.”

Drummond Island DeTour Reef Light

Welcome to the Drummond Island Tourism site with photos, info, online magazine and more. Click here to learn about the DeTour Reef Light.

Demonstrations 19

According to T. Drummond the light given by zirconia is less powerful than that of lime; and that by magnesia is only half as intense. C.H. Pfaff [5] says that if the ...

Andrew Drummond: Tower of Light - Wellington Sculpture Trust

Presented to the city in 2005, sponsored by Meridian Energy, and assisted by the Wellington City Council. Tower of Light is the second major work by Andrew Drummond ...

Andrew Drummond - Morning Light Single В»

Sydney indie folk artist Andrew Drummond has just released his first single ‘Morning Light’, which is off his soon to be released EP ‘The Grey Pelican’.