Lamp sentence example

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  • You can still smell the lamp kerosene.
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  • She reached up and turned on the lamp.
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  • Concerned as to who put out the light, he feels for the angle poise lamp over the board.
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  • Avoiding her eyes, he pulled the covers up to her chin and turned the lamp off.
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  • He folded the newspaper and placed it on the lamp stand.
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  • Their clothing was old fashioned and there was a kerosene lamp on a table.
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  • She lighted a lamp to show me the inside of the roof and the walls, and also that the board floor extended under the bed, warning me not to step into the cellar, a sort of dust hole two feet deep.
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  • She settled into the old rocker and snapped on the lamp.
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  • My prison had only a kerosene lamp for light.
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  • Her eyes settled on a form across the street, so still and dark he would've been a shadow if not for his presence beneath a street lamp.
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  • Another very excellent method of vulcanizing cut sheet goods consists in placing them in a solution of the polysulphides of calcium at a temperature of 140° C. Rubber employed for the manufacture of cut sheets is often coloured by such pigments as vermilion, oxide of chromium, ultramarine, orpiment, antimony, lamp black, or oxide of zinc, incorporation being effected either by means of the masticator or by a pair of rollers heated internally by steam, and so geared as to move in contrary directions at unequal FIG.
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  • The valves are, consequently, essentially symmetrical, which is not the case with the Lamellibranchiata, - so much so, that certain Brachiopod shells were named Lampades, or lamp shells, by some early naturalists; but while such may bear a kind of resemblance to an antique Etruscan lamp, by far the larger number in no way resemble one.
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  • The cardboard scale SS is placed above a wooden screen, having in it a narrow vertical slit which permits a beam of light from the lamp L to reach the mirror of the magnetometer M, whence it is reflected upon the scale.
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  • An analysis of the glass of a Cairene mosque lamp shows that it is a soda-lime glass and contains as much as 4% of magnesia.
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  • At first, the oil was manufactured principally for combustion in the Read-Holliday lamp and for dissolving rubber, but the development of the coal-tar colour industry occasioned a demand for benzols of definite purity.
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  • When a long glass tube open at both ends is filled with soil and one end is dipped in a shallow basin of water, the water is found to move upwards through the soil column just as oil will rise in an ordinary lamp wick.
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  • The revenues confiscated were those used for "the finding, maintaining or sustentation of any priest or of any anniversary, or obit, lamp, light or other such things."
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  • If we hold a common reading lens (a magnifying lens) in front of a lamp or some other bright object and at some distance from it, and if we hold a sheet of paper vertically at a suitable distance behind the lens, we see depicted on the paper an image of the lamp. This image is inverted and perverted.
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  • The museum of the Accademia Etrusca, a learned body founded by Ridolfino Venuti in 1726, is situated in the Palazzo Pretorio; it contains some Etruscan objects, among which may be specially noted a magnificent bronze lamp with 16 lights, of remarkably fine workmanship, found in 1740, at the foot of the hill, two votive hands and a few other bronzes, and a little gold jewellery.
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  • Thin platinum wire was rendered incandescent by a voltaic current; a small incandescent electric lamp would now be found more satisfactory.
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  • The circles for position angle and declination are read by micrometer-microscopes illuminated by the lamp L; the scales are illuminated by the lamp 1.
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  • Such, for instance, were those of Spindler and Wrangell in the Black Sea by sinking an electric lamp, those of Paul Regnard by measuring the change of electric resistance in a selenium cell or the chemical action of the light on a mixture of chlorine and hydrogen, by which he found a very rapid diminution in the intensity of light even in the surface layers of water.
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  • In this portion of the pit are generally placed the furnaces for ventilation, and the boilers required for working steam engines underground, as well as the stables and lamp cabin.
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  • The buildings near the pit bottom, such as the stables and lamp cabin, and even the main roads for some distance, are often in large collieries lighted with gas brought from the surface, or in some cases the gas given off by the coal is used for the same purpose.
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  • At night this mark is replaced by a lamp installed in rear sight has a fixed horizontal bar slotted and graduated similarly to the slotted portion of the tangent sight.
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  • With a supply pressure of 200 volts a 5 c.p. carbon filament lamp takes only 0.1 ampere; hence unless a meter will begin to register with 1 1 - 6 - ampere it will fail to record the current consumed by a single small incandescent lamp. In a large supply system such failure would mean a serious loss of revenue.
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  • The small lamp in front of the icons was the only light left in the room.
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  • The former includes electrodes, lamp carbons, &c. Coke, or some other form of amorphous carbon, is mixed with a little tar, and the required article moulded in a press or by a die.
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  • In electrical measurements connected with incandescent electric lamps the potentiometer is of great use, as it enables us to make accurately and nearly simultaneously two measurements, one of the current through the lamp and the other of the potential difference of the terminals.
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  • For this purpose a resistance, say, of one ohm is placed in series with the lamp and a resistance of 100,000 ohms placed across the terminals of the lamp; the latter resistance is divided into two parts, one consisting of loon ohms and the other of 99,000 ohms. The potentiometer enables us to measure therefore the current through the lamp by measuring the drop in volts down a resistance in series with it and the potential difference of the terminals of the lamp by measuring the drop in volts down the tooth part of the high resistance of 100,000 ohms connected across the terminals of the lamp.
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  • The principle on which the instrument works is as follows: Suppose any circuit, such as an electric motor, lamp or transformer, is receiving electric current; then the power given to that circuit reckoned in watts is measured by the product of the current flowing through the circuit in amperes and the potential difference of the ends of that circuit in volts, multiplied by a certain factor called the power factor in those cases in which the circuit is inductive and the current alternating.
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  • Thus if a horizontal slit is illuminated by an arc lamp, and the light - rendered parallel by a collimating lens - is transmitted through the sodium tube and focused on the vertical slit of a spectroscope, the effect of the sodium vapour is to produce its refraction spec trum vertically on the slit.
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  • In Shelley's lines, When the lamp is shattered, vv.
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  • Cotton is used too for many miscellaneous purposes, including the manufacture of lamp wicks and even of billiard balls.
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  • This charge is heated, like the filaments of a common household electric lamp, by the resistance which it offers to the passage of a current of electricity induced in it by means of the core C and the frame EEE.
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  • The record is obtained by the light from a small lamp reflected downwards by a mirror so as to pass through a slit in a small plate attached to the outer end of the boom.
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  • The short streak of light thus obtained moves with Mirror, .l 4,Stindd Boom Balance Weight, j/?/?j?jj/ Masonry Column Lamp Br.mide Paper_ On- Need,Le o 0 the movement of the boom over a second slit perpendicular to the first and made in the lid of a box containing clockwork driving a band of bromide paper.
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  • All thallium compounds volatile or liable to dissociation at the temperature of the flame of a Bunsen lamp impart to such flame an intense green colour.
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  • The lamp near the eye-end illuminates the field or the wires at pleasure, as well as the position circle of the micrometer and the declination circle; a separate lamp illuminates the hour circle.
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  • According to Lucian, the earthenware lamp which had belonged to the sage was bought by an antiquarian for 3000 drachmas.
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  • Sanday calls " an unreal and artificial standard, the standard of the r9th century rather than the ist, of Germany rather than Palestine, of the lamp and the study rather than of active life."
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  • On other occasions also Vamacharis commonly offer animal sacrifices, usually one or more kids; the head of the victim, which has to be severed by a single stroke, being always placed in front of the image of the goddess as a blood-offering (bali), with an earthen lamp fed with ghee burning above it, whilst the flesh is cooked and served to the guests attending the ceremony, except that of buffaloes, which is given to the low-caste musicians who perform during the service.
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  • Edison, with copious ingenuity, devised electric meters, electric mains, lamp fittings and generators complete for the purpose.
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  • Every night Hero placed a lamp in the top of the tower where she dwelt by the sea, and Leander, guided by it, swam across the dangerous Hellespont.
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  • One stormy night the lamp was blown out and Leander perished.
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  • She regularly took her place in the operation-room, to hearten the sufferers by her presence and sympathy, and at night she would make her solitary round of the wards, lamp in hand, stopping here and there to speak a kindly word to some patient.
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  • These forests of pinaster, apart from the production of timber in a once treeless district, have a great economic value as a source of turpentine, which is largely obtained from the trees by a process analogous to that employed in its collection from P. sylvestris; the resin is yielded from May to the end of September, the cuts being renewed as the supply fails, until the tree is exhausted; the trunks are then felled and used in the manufacture of charcoal and lamp black; much tar and pitch is also obtained from these pinaster forests.
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  • In the Holy of Holies was a " cloud of light " (shekinah), symbolical of the presence of Yahweh, and before it stood the candlestick with six branches, on each of which and on the central stern was a lamp eternally burning; while in the forecourt was an altar on which the sacred fire was never allowed to go out.
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  • Similarly the Jewish synagogues have each their eternal lamp; while in the religion of Islam lighted lamps mark things and places specially holy; thus the Ka`ba at Mecca is illuminated by thousands of lamps hanging from the gold and silver rods that connect the columns of the surrounding colonnade.
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  • The gift, mentioned by Anastasius (in Sylv.), made by Constantine to the Vatican basilica, of a pharum of gold, garnished with Soo dolphins each holding a lamp, to burn before St Peter's tomb, points also to a custom well established before Christianity became the state religion.
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  • In practice, however, it is usual to have only one lamp lighted before the tabernacle in which the Host is reserved.
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  • When, however, the surface is but very slightly greased, a spot can no longer be cleared by the warmth of the finger, or even of a spirit lamp, held underneath.
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  • A year later he noticed that spongy platinum in presence of oxygen can bring about the ignition of hydrogen, and utilized this fact to construct his "hydrogen lamp," the prototype of numerous devices for the self-ignition of coal-gas burners.
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  • A few months after his return, through Germany, to London in 1815, he was induced to take up the question of constructing a miner's safety lamp. Experiments with samples of fire-damp sent from Newcastle soon taught him that "explosive mixtures of mine-damp will not pass through small apertures or tubes"; and in a paper read before the Royal Society on the 9th of November he showed that metallic tubes, being better conductors of heat, were superior to glass ones, and explained that the heat lost by contact with a large cooling surface brought the temperature of the first portions of gas exploded below that required for the firing of the other portions.
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  • The dominating ambition of his life was to achieve fame, but though that sometimes betrayed him into petty jealousy, it did not leave him insensible to the claims on his knowledge of the "cause of humanity," to use a phrase often employed by him in connexion with his invention of the miners' lamp. Of the smaller observances of etiquette he was careless, and his frankness of disposition sometimes exposed him to annoyances which he might have avoided by the exercise of ordinary tact.
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  • We are told that Simon allegorized the wooden horse and " Helen with the lamp," 2 and applied them to himself and his E7rtvoca.
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  • The loss of Agassiz was a blow from which he never entirely recovered; and, when Sumner also left him, he wrote: "Thou hast but taken thy lamp and gone to bed; I stay a little longer, as one stays To cover up the embers that still burn."
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  • Light from an arc lamp was so directed that only that part reached the spectroscope which fell upon the flame of the burner at grazing incidence, and was thereby refracted.
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  • Any number of bulbs can be attached to the horizontal capillary; in the form illustrated there are four, the last being a hydrogen pipette in which the palladium is heated in a horizontal tube by a spirit lamp. At the end of the horizontal tube there is a three way cock connecting with the air or an aspirator.
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  • Yet if on leaving the table we had been severally taken aside and asked which was the cleverest of the party, we should have been obliged to say ` the man in the green velvet trousers.'" This story is a little lamp that throws much light.
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  • In 1581, while watching a lamp set swinging in the cathedral of Pisa, he observed that, whatever the range of its oscillations, they were invariably executed in equal times.
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  • Hence Connecticut became known as the " Land of Yankee Notions "; and small wares are still manufactured, the patents granted to inventors in one city ranging from bottle-top handles, bread toasters and lamp holders, to head-rests for church pews and scissors-sharpeners.
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  • We douse the wagons with lamp oil and light them.
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  • Light snow had begun to fall—tiny crystals hardly visible in the light of the lamp across the street.
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  • Gladys flitted back and forth, like a moth in a lamp shop, alternating with Dean for the hall phone, apparently conversing with an editor who was expressing interest in the lurid tales of Belfair of Draghow and her sexual mischief about the stars.
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  • They included a shot of the ghostly apparition, which appears to be checking the cellar with a lamp.
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  • We merely replaced the arc lamp we had used until then with another arc lamp three times as strong.
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  • The surgery was carried out at the slit lamp under strict asepsis with topical Amethocaine 1% .
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  • To stop the room looking bland you can introduce a lamp or rug in a vibrant aqua shade.
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  • Also shown were a nice low rear navigation lamp bracket, the post of which was a steel tube THROUGH the diesel tank.
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  • Reputed to be the largest lava lamp in the world this big bruiser of a lava lamp stands at over 2ft tall.
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  • Dave had a Nife cell; a carbide lamp and some spare carbide while I had a carbide lamp and two water bottles.
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  • Here the gleam of the miner's lamp outshines the little coltsfoot that grows tenaciously on the spoil heap.
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  • He saw the cortege in the light of the gas lamp leading the procession.
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  • Here is a 12 volt / 2 amp lamp dimmer that can be used to dim a standard 25 watt.. .
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  • Lighting was originally by oil lamp, very dingy.
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  • The heavy duty table clamp allows the lamp to be used with a table easel, on a draughting table or a work bench.
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  • Sodium in a sodium lamp a stream of electrons is passed between tungsten electrodes in a tube containing sodium vapor.
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  • In 1967, an original lamp from the old firehouse was erected outside the Brigade's Danes Castle fire house.
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  • Use light fittings only for lighting - never run an electric appliance from a lamp fitting.
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  • The Extreme 360 KRILL lamp, is a perfect low intensity flashlight and safety marker.
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  • The protein folding dynamics after mixing are measured by intrinsic tryptophan fluorescence excited by a UV lamp.
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  • The Eurostar train coaches are non-smoking and each relaxing seat has a footrest and reading lamp.
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  • This society secured the services of Sir Humphry Davy, who devised the wire gauze safety lamp.
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  • My wish: I wish I could find a genie in a magical lamp.
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  • At the end of the week, report that someone has released the genie from the lamp.
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  • The apprentice genie also comes out of his lamp.
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  • Just two figures hunched over laptops in darkness, arms occasionally reaching through the field of light cast by a carefully positioned lamp.
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  • We had a hurricane lamp to find them, hanging up on a beam.
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  • By the light of his lamp he saw the ambush and " with dreadful imprecations " called to his companions to bring pistols.
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  • It can be powered by a battery supply to drive a small inverter suitable for a single element lamp.
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  • Will I need to use a heat mat or is a basking lamp enough to provide heat.
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  • In it hangs the lamp whose measured swing suggested to Galileo the pendulum.
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  • Above each screw terminal is an led lamp to indicate which terminal (or gear) is active.
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  • Lamp dimmers, speed controllers in food processors and washing machines, and energy saving (high-frequency) lamp dimmers, speed controllers in food processors and washing machines, and energy saving (high-frequency) lamps all fall into this category.
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  • The light source was a halogen lamp used in the dental clinic, emitting mainly in the blue part of the spectrum.
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  • This paper presents a new method for localization of PRL with a modified slit lamp.
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  • He has carried home his miner's lamp to prepare it for the next day's work.
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  • In the corner is a paraffin lamp with an elaborate lampshade.
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  • A lamp fitted with a paper lampshade will cost less than a lamp fitted with fabric or silk shades.
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  • How to prevent light pollution for domestic security lights, a 150W lamp is adequate.
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  • Signs In order to elicit the signs, patients should be examined using a slit lamp or magnifying loupes.
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  • The hut beside the gas lamp on the left was the harbor master 's office.
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  • Every hour through the night, he went round the whole colliery, carrying with him his lamp an ' his little wooden mell.
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  • The spring-set is mounted on a bracket which has an extension to form a mounted on a bracket which has an extension to form a mounting for a lamp fitting, when required.
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  • My dad recently gave me his lamp which he had when he was colliery overman at Dawdon Colliery.
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  • Some are formed together in one piece, which means when the bulb burns out, the lamp either becomes a paperweight or trash.
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  • In 1969 the 160W blended lamp was upgraded to the new phosphor, and the 250W and 500W ratings made the change in 1970.
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  • The way he holds it changes during the shots, and the lamp shade changes position.
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  • Yes, at last, behind the empty shell of an old valve wireless, she spied the oil lamp.
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  • The next room is the switchboard room with 5 key and lamp manual switchboards still in place.
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  • The blue tack is used to stick the clip to the lamp rim.
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  • The Optic System is a 300mm Acrylic lens with a 250 watt tungsten lamp controlled by an electronic flasher.
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  • Alison's lamp was also looking dim and a general unease set in.
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  • But when you see a 3-metre unicycle chained to a lamp post you have to stop and look.
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  • Saves energy and operating costs: up to 30 %, according to lamp wattage.
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  • The light form the lamp in your eyes, you make it feel weightless.
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  • This lamp has a 1/2 inch flat wick, otherwise no special features.
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  • We filled our lamp with olive oil and used a cotton wick.
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  • Before cotton became the substance of choice for lamp wicks, dried folded Mullein leaves were used for this purpose.
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  • The cause of the fire is believed to have started by faulty wiring in a lamp in the corner of the living room.
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  • The addition of sharp points was a step in advance; but the method hardly became a quantitative one until the sharp points were replaced by a flame (fuse, gas, lamp), or by a liquid jet breaking into drops.
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  • The divisions of both drums are conveniently read, simultaneously, by the lens e; at night the lamp which illuminates the webs and the position-circle also illuminates the drum-heads (see on illumination p. 385).
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  • The head f is a switch which enables the observer to illuminate lamp a or c at pleasure.
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  • The callingdrop of the magneto system was displaced by a relay and a small electric incandescent lamp, and whereas in the older system the calling-drop and the answering jack with which it was associated were some distance apart, the calling-lamp and the answering jack of the newer system were placed in juxtaposition.
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  • Another very excellent method of vulcanizing cut sheet goods consists in placing them in a solution of the polysulphides of calcium at a temperature of 140° C. Rubber employed for the manufacture of cut sheets is often coloured by such pigments as vermilion, oxide of chromium, ultramarine, orpiment, antimony, lamp black, or oxide of zinc, incorporation being effected either by means of the masticator or by a pair of rollers heated internally by steam, and so geared as to move in contrary directions at unequal FIG.
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  • If the flame of a candle or lamp be closely examined, it will be seen to consist of four parts - (a) a deep blue ring at the base, (b) a dark cone in the centre, (c) a luminous portion round this, and (d) an exterior pale blue envelope (see Flame).
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  • Light to illuminate the vernier and circle is thrown from the lamp ?i?
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  • Brush, in the United States, produced another efficient form of dynamo and electric arc lamp suitable for working in series (see Lighting: Electric), and these inventions of Brush and Jablochkov inaugurated commercial arc lighting.
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  • Such curves show differences of steepness according to the temperature (see temp. curve), and to alterations of light (lamp) and darkness.
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  • Twisting it round and round he gets a large drop of the fluid to adhere to the dipper; still twisting it round to prevent it falling he brings the drop over the flame of the lamp, and twirling it round and round he roasts it; all this is done with acquired dexterity.
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  • If she finds anything in her way, she flings it on the floor, no matter what it is: a glass, a pitcher, or even a lamp.
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  • My furniture, part of which I made myself--and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account--consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
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  • Though completely waterlogged and almost as heavy as lead, they not only burned long, but made a very hot fire; nay, I thought that they burned better for the soaking, as if the pitch, being confined by the water, burned longer, as in a lamp.
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  • I pumped my fellow-prisoner as dry as I could, for fear I should never see him again; but at length he showed me which was my bed, and left me to blow out the lamp.
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  • Pierre went nearer and saw that the lamp stood on a black table on which lay an open book.
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  • The lighting performance of fittings that take reflector lamps is determined by the lamp itself rather than the fitting.
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  • For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life.
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  • Regulate your sleep-wake rhythm with bright light lamp Common fluorescent and incandescent lights do not aid in regulating a body 's biorhythm.
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  • In semi-darkness, Beth rummaged blindly in the cupboard beneath the old clay sink, knowing that in here somewhere was an oil lamp.
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  • The red safelight filter is integrated in. the beliows, and the lamphead fitted with a 75 watt opal lamp.
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  • He also criticized the positioning of lamp stations, between which and the downcast shaft naked lights and unlocked lamps were allowed.
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  • Take off your helmet, and hold the lamp away from your eyes, shooting from the hip as it were.
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  • She stubs the cigarette, kisses the photo, gets into bed, clicks off the lamp.
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  • Switch on RHS lamp intensity Mirrors can be seen here that direct light from two substage lamps in bottom casing.
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  • He invited the people in the dais to light a lamp - thus symbolizing the beginning of the workshop.
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  • Also we have candlestick designs based on those of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and a classic table lamp based on a Pugin design.
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  • Problem is I have n't seen a tiffany lamp shade on a marble base.
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  • I would like to make tiffany style lamp shades for these.
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  • Alison 's lamp was also looking dim and a general unease set in.
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  • I plan to attach the basking lamp and UVB tube onto the table.
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  • Any schoolboy today knows that you can make a voltaic battery quite capable of lighting any filament lamp by simply connecting copper to zinc.
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  • David Hughes has confirmed that the lamp is on his land, however he does intend to reduce the wattage of the lamps.
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  • A match flared, was applied to the wick of a hurricane lamp.
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  • It consists of a chamber in which test samples are mounted on a circular carousel which rotates around a xenon arc lamp.
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  • Most generic lights which use filament bulbs which produce a yellowy light that is not as bright as a discharge lamp.
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  • Adding a padded seat, colorful pillows, and a new lamp transformed the unused alcove into a cozy reading nook.
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  • Top a crib-side lamp with the Pink Rose Swag Lamp Shade from Rosenberry Rooms.
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  • For a great accent, choose the Angel Fish Pot Lamp from Rosenberry Rooms.
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  • This beautiful bright blue lamp is 31-inches high and would be the perfect choice for a small table next to your rocking chair.
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  • For a fun accent, choose the Sea Fishing Pole Floor Lamp from Rosenberry Rooms.
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  • A little decoration on the walls, a matching crib set, a mobile, and perhaps a matching lamp are all common items to pull together a nursery theme.
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  • Baby Planet: A fun online shop for everything related to babies, this store offers a Bugs Bunny lamp that is perfect for a Looney Tunes nursery, and they also sell the matching mobile.
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  • From lamp shade to lightswitch, finding just the right amount of paraphernalia will keep your nursery room fresh and irresistible.
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  • There's always at least one room, if not more, in a house that could use a good table lamp.
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  • These tips will help you learn how to buy a table lamp that's perfect for your needs.
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  • Think about your personal style, but also keep in mind the room that the table lamp will occupy.
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  • If you enjoy contemporary styles, then you may want to look for a lamp that features a modern design.
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  • There are three major components to every table lamp: the base, the column and the shade.
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  • The base and the column are often made of the same material and what this material consists of is one of the most important considerations for your table lamp.
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  • Again, the material you choose will depend on how the design of the table lamp fits your overall style.
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  • Another thing to keep in mind when choosing a particular material for your table lamp is that depending on the material it's made out of, the lamp can be light or heavy.
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  • Therefore, when considering a lamp's material, think about how difficult it will be to move or clean as these issues will become more important as time passes.
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  • Choosing the ideal shade for your table lamp also provides you with a great many choices.
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  • Pick the style and material that appeals to you and that matches the current décor of the room where the lamp will sit.
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  • Another important factor to consider when choosing a decorative shade for a table lamp is the width of the lower brim.
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  • This light will enhance your ability to read near the table lamp.
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  • The last option to consider when learning how to buy a table lamp is deciding upon the kind of on and off switch you prefer.
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  • Some table lamps are controlled by pull chains that hang lower than the brim of the table lamp.
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  • You can also choose a design with the switch on the base of the table lamp or on its cord.
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  • Additionally, there are many table lamps available that turn off and on with a simple touch to the base or the column of the lamp.
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  • Choose a Bellacor lamp from categories such as traditional, country cottage, contemporary, Mission and many others.
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  • Lamps-Lighting.com can put the right lamp on your table in no time.
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  • Shopping for a table lamp doesn't need to be a chore.
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  • A desk lamp is a cool accessory and a convenient gadget at the same time.
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  • Read on to learn what makes one lamp better than the other.
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  • Consider the décor and styling of the room and the accessories where you plan to keep the lamp.
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  • Try and coordinate the lamp and the room colors.
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  • Also, try and coordinate the design or style of the lamp with the rest of the furniture or décor.
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  • A highly stylized minimal design steel and glass lamp will definitely look weird when placed in a room with Victorian styled furniture.
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  • A desk lamp is usually meant to provide illumination for close activities like studying, reading and table hobbies.
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  • Ensure that the light capacity of the lamp is as per intended usage.
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  • Also keep in mind that the lamp needs to be accommodated upon the desk and so the size of the lamp should ideally be in some proportion to the desk or table where you plan to place it.
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  • Ensure that the base of the bulb is not visible when you view the lamp from some distance.
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  • The swivel-head type of lamp will normally have an adjustable front shade portion that usually swivels along the horizontal and the vertical axis and allows you to control the direction of the light source.
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  • The adjustable variety is good for reading and also for use by different people as it allows you to control the height of the lamp.
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  • Do not assume that the first lamp you pick in the store will work for you.
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  • Always insist on a full-refund policy or at least a full-exchange policy if you are not satisfied and have to return or exchange the lamp.
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  • It is only when you actually place the lamp in the place intended for it that you will realize whether it works or not!
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  • Check on the power rating of the lamp before you buy it.
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  • Always buy a lamp with the maximum output power rating for the activity that you plan to use it for.
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  • Most of us simply change the bulb for one with a higher power rating when we find the light inadequate for whatever reason - not realizing that it creates resultant heat and damage to the lamp and its parts.
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  • If your only option is to put plants somewhere without a lot of natural light, you can buy a lamp with a grow light bulb (or put a grow light in an existing lamp) to help the plants along.
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  • In addition, many people like to match their window coverings or other fabrics in the room (such as lamp shades) to the bed linens, so the bedding can be a defining theme for a teen's whole room.
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  • It needs to be big enough to handle all of the equipment (computer, printer, scanner, etc.) as well as accessories like a lamp, a place to hold writing materials and so on.
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  • Choose bolder colors from the piece and use them as throw pillows, slip covers, candle holders and lamp shades.
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  • You can incorporate these colors into your rooms through pillows, blankets, throw rugs, lamp shades, plants and flowers, potpourri, and accessories.
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  • Rawhide lamp shades, leather, suede or cowhide upholstery and handmade willow baskets provide natural textures to the style that embraces primitive décor.
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  • You might see a reproduction Tiffany lamp with modern looking pendant lights hanging nearby, in similar colors or similar shapes.
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  • These colors make great choices for accessory items, so look for things like lamp shades, pillows, artwork, and more.
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  • If your teen's bedroom does not have an overhead light, a floor lamp is a good choice for general lighting.
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  • A desk lamp may also be needed for homework and studying.
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  • This means you are alive with Chi and so is your pet, your books and even the lamp on your bedside table.
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  • An excellent example of the style is the Gustav Stickley's Number 501 desk lamp.
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  • The lamp was originally-built of oak, a wood that is readily-available and stains to a distinctive grain.
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  • The construction of the lamp required the fine hand of the lamp maker to steam bend the support pieces to meet at the top.
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  • The design allowed the light to be swiveled to focus the illumination in a variety of directions, making the lamp extremely functional as a desk lamp.
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  • The simple nature of the lamp's design blends into the room décor and adds much needed light to lighten a dark room or corner.
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  • For example, don't expect a desk lamp to provide enough light for use as a bedside lamp.
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  • The lamp needs to be close to the item being illuminated.
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  • For example, you need to sit next to the lamp to read.
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  • You can't place the lamp across the room and expect it to provide enough light to find the nuts in the pudding at the dinner table.
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  • The lamp may not be able to safely function with a higher wattage bulb, causing a potential fire hazard.
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  • Consider adding a small lamp to one corner of the counter, place a decorative plate and stand next to the lamp, and/or add a bowl of fruit.
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  • Just be sure you place the lamp away from the sink to avoid a risk of electrocution.
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  • Add shelving above the desk for papers, storage, etc. Find a corner of your living area and designate it office space by adding a desk, chair, and lamp.
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  • A small lamp with a low wattage bulb is perfect for those late night feedings and diaper changes.
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  • If you like early American, then look for a lamp that features wood and brass tones.
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  • For a more rustic look, consider purchasing an iron lamp.
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  • Sets of three may include a floor lamp that echoes the same design as the smaller lamps.
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  • You can make a lamp out of virtually anything.
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  • Lowe's offers easy-to-follow instructions for creating your own accent lamp.
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  • Stained glass lamp shades lend a sense of drama to any room.
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  • At the turn of the 20th century, however, a Tiffany lamp was a quite specific thing.
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  • The original lamps have an intricately carved base and equally complex stained glass lamp shade design.
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  • In a recent auction, an original Tiffany stained glass lamp shade and base were sold for $8 million.
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  • Luckily for those of us without a spare $8 million to spend on a lamp, the Tiffany lamp shades have inspired millions of pretenders that are every bit as beautiful as the originals - although slightly more affordable.
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  • If you're a stained glass enthusiast, you can learn to make your own lamp shades much more easily than you might imagine.
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  • Most community colleges offer art classes in stained glass techniques that you can take for a very small fee that will teach you the basics you need to churn out your own personalized lamp shade designs.
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  • Stained glass is an extremely popular medium, and you may be able to commission a lamp shade in your local area with an artist who can produce a unique piece for you for very little.
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  • Dedicated lighting shops often have an extensive selection of stained glass lamp shades in a wide range of prices.
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  • Recently, a Tiffany lamp sold for $8 million at an auction.
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  • Whether it's a classic shiny brass lamp or an Asian ginger jar lamp, decorative table lamps will add instant elegance and refinement to a traditional, eclectic, or modern room.
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  • There is a multitude of available lamp base and lampshade materials to suit any design preference.
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  • Wooden lamp bases can be found in numerous profiles such as ornate carved designs or boxy rectangles.
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  • Metal lamp bases are often made of nickel, brass, chrome, steel, or wrought iron.
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  • Many retailers are offering mix and match lamps and lampshades, so that you can choose your lamp base and lampshade separately for a custom look.
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  • The most popular spot for a lamp is usually on a sofa end table.
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  • Likewise, a foyer will become more welcoming with the addition of a distinctive lamp atop an entryway table or chest.
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  • Whether you choose a traditional floral design or a clean-lined Misson style Tiffany lamp, the colorful glass will infuse the room with charm.
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  • A dome-top style lamp with ornamental chain pulls will create a soft, ambient glow.
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  • Another adaptable option for a home study desk is the stylish banker's lamp or architect lamp.
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  • Accessorize your furniture with accents such as a vase of flowers, a lace tablecloth or a lamp with a vintage shade.
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  • You can introduce it in throw pillows, vases, lamp shades and appliances.
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  • Lamp Click also has a pretty extensive collection of art deco sconces ideal for bathrooms.
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  • If you like to read in your room, for example, get a nightstand table that offers the space for a large enough lamp.
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  • You may want a table lamp on your night stand.
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  • Simply using a softly colored light bulb in a traditional lamp can generate a Bohemian mood.
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  • Transform an old lamp shade by hot gluing a string of beads around the top and bottom rim.
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  • Simply add a tall accent table behind the sofa to accommodate a lamp, plant or other decorative items to disguise the back of the sofa.
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  • Use paintings, lamp shades and other accessories to contribute to your color scheme.
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  • Don't forget decorative lamp shades and tiffany-styled floor lamps.
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  • Add a little warmth to your work surface by bringing your own desk lamp from home.
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  • If you prefer the modern look, choose a stainless steel drafting table-style swing arm lamp, and if you prefer to be more traditional, opt for a vintage lamp with a Tiffany shade.
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  • Not only will a lamp provide light to help you work, but it personalizes your space and makes it feel just a little more home-y.
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  • If you really want to go groovy, you must have a lava lamp and oversize beanbag.
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  • Deciding which type of floor lamp you should use depends on two things.
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  • You obviously must like the look and style of the lamp to be happy with it.
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  • Decide what purpose the lamp will serve in your room.
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  • You can also move a floor lamp wherever you want it to help change the look of a room or add more light to a dark space.
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  • This is much harder to do with other types of lighting like a wall sconce or even a table lamp which needs to sit on top of something.
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  • It might seem that modern floor lamps would be expensive and while some of them can be pricey, that doesn't mean you can't find a stylish floor lamp if you're on a budget.
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  • What you need to decide is how much you want to spend on a new floor lamp and then do a search for lamps in that price range.
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  • If the room appears dark, open the blinds or curtains or turn a lamp on.
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  • The function of a table lamp is to provide task lighting and to create soft lighting in your room.
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  • You want the table lamp to go with the room décor, so style and finish are just as important as design.
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  • You want to pay close attention to the type of shade you select so it goes well with the lamp finish.
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  • Instead, place end tables on the outside of each loveseat with a lamp to repeat your theme of symmetry.
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  • Add a small table and lamp for reading and you have a nice niche effect.
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  • Place two wing-backed chairs on a short wall with an end table and lamp between them, and you have a cozy conversation area.
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  • A sofa table can help define a conversation area and offer the design opportunity to light ambiance with a candlestick lamp, a plant and groups of candles.
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  • If that bedroom lamp or those throw pillows start to look a bit boring, you'll be able to move them to the family room or den if you've blended your design strategies well.
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  • If you have created a separate sitting area for these activities, a tall floor lamp placed behind or beside the chair will work well for task lighting.
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  • Accent lighting can be achieved easily with a dimmer switch, a three-way lamp or a few night lights.
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  • If you have a floor lamp with multiple lights, you can install colored light bulbs in the extra lights for accent lighting.
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  • The founder of the Aladdin trademark, Victor Johnson, was also the original founder of the Mantle Lamp Company of America.
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  • Inspired by the book Arabian Nights, which he read as a child, Johnson branded his lamp company Aladdin.
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  • The first model of the American-made Aladdin lamp was sold in 1909.
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  • However, in 1930, the Mantel Lamp Company of America began to include the ever increasing popular and practical electric lamp in their product line.
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  • The mantle in an Aladdin lamp is made from a unique mixture of rare earth oxides.
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  • You can also find parchment and cloth lamp shades.
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  • There is even an organization known as the National Association of Aladdin Lamp Collectors.
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  • This group sponsors an annual convention of Aladdin lamp collectors which includes an international lamp show and sale.
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  • The other group affiliated with the lamp show and helping to organize some of the events is known as the Aladdin Knights.
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  • If you're undecided about whether to purchase an electric or mantle lamp, consider which style would benefit you the most during a power outage.
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  • As long as you keep some kerosene on hand, you will never be left in the dark with an Aladdin mantle lamp.
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  • Once popular in the 50s and 60s, swag lamp styles are back with more choices than ever before.
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  • A swag lamp is a type of pendant lamp hung from a chain that stretches across an area by means of two or more hooks in the ceiling.
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  • If you have a home office or desk that doesn't have a lot of space, a swag style lamp is a great way of bringing direct light right to the spot you need it.
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  • The lamp itself can be plugged into a power cord or outlet behind your desk; the chain stretches to the ceiling where it meets the first hook.
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  • From there, the lamp can be stretched and hooked a second time directly above the area you need it to be.
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  • The lamp may end up illuminating the end of a table, or the side, rather than sitting directly above the center.
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  • Rather than positioning a floor lamp near the corner of a couch or arm chair, use a swag style lamp in a retro or contemporary style living room.
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  • Position the lamp above a coffee table, over a conversation area or just behind a favorite arm chair for reading light; the extra interest and design the lamp brings will help complete the living room design.
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  • In the end, you'll have a retro flavored lamp that meets your lighting needs with ease.
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  • This lightweight metal frame helps give the lamp a decorative element with shape and size, while it holds the shade itself up above the lamp.
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  • While what is seen when you look at the lamp is the covering, the frame is there giving it shape below.
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  • The result will be a custom and bohemian lamp that will work anywhere in the home.
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  • If you covet a particular designer lamp but the price makes it out of your budget, consider copying the design yourself.
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  • Allow the frame to dry completely before putting it on the lamp.
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  • He decided to apply the same method of joining small pieces of colored glass together to create art in the form of stunningly beautiful lamp shades.
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  • The potter builds a clay pot from the base up using coils of clay pinched together to form whatever style of pot, or in this case lamp base, that is going to be made.
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  • The shades for this type of lamp are usually made from rawhide, adding to the rustic character of the lamp.
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  • Wrought iron lamps are very rustic looking especially when paired with a rawhide or parchment lamp shade.
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  • The natural look of rawhide gives the room a warm glow when the lamp is lit.
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  • A quality, authentic Southwestern lamp will contain many of the elements found in the deserts and mountains of the American Southwest.
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  • Fortunately, you don't have to travel to the American southwest to buy an authentic looking Southwestern themed lamp.
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  • Southwestern inspired lamps come in so many beautiful styles, the hard part will be choosing which style of lamp or lamps you want to accent your home.
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  • For the evening, a strategically placed floor lamp and maybe a few table lamps can provide soft, warm light.
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  • Now there's nothing stopping you from downloading one of these old, wonderful classic novels, curling up under the warm glow of a lamp, and diving into an old classic that you never got around to reading before.
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  • It is a classy design and comes with many accessories to match the bedding, including curtains, a lamp and wall art.
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  • Similar in concept to the table lamp, floor lamps are taller and meant to sit on the floor rather than a table.
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  • Best used for: Almost any type of lamp, include a desk, living room, bedside, or reading model.
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  • Longer rated life - Traditional incandescent lamps have an average life span of 750-1,000 hours, while a compact fluorescent lamp averages between 8,000-15,000 hours.
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  • Fluorescent compact bulbs come in various colors, which affects the start-up of the lamp.
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  • Another matter to consider when purchasing your compact fluorescent bulbs is to be sure bulbs to be used in a three-way lamp are designed for this purpose.
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  • If you choose to use a regular compact fluorescent bulb in your 3-way lamp, it will work on the middle setting but negates the advantage to having a three-way lamp.
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  • Floor lamps-Light up an otherwise overlooked corner of your home with a Hampton Bay floor lamp.
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  • Vanity lights, wall sconces, and lamp shades-Other Hampton Bay products include vanity lights and wall sconces.
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  • Use track lighting in a craft room or office where bright light is needed, but a floor or desk lamp and cord will merely get in the way.
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  • The technique of hand forming glass beads is known as lamp or flame working and rods of glass are heated in the flame of a torch until molten and then formed into shapes.
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  • The necklace also makes a nice decoration, for instance hang it on the car mirror, drape it over a lamp cover or nail it on the wall.
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  • Additionally, you can buy a magnifier that is shaped like a lamp.
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  • This magnifier is designed to attach to a lamp and is flexible enough to be adjusted and moved so that you can more easily view your needlework, knitting or any other activity for which your hands are in use.
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  • If the proportions are correct, the Snowman will give you an item from the rare snowman set, which consists of: a bed, chair, clock, dresser, fridge, lamp, sofa, table, TV, wall and wardrobe.
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  • You can get the following unique pieces from our frosty friend: Snowman, bed, chair, clock, dresser, fridge, lamp, sofa, table, TV, wall, and wardrobe.
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  • If you stand beside the lamp, you should be covered fairly well by the wall the lamp is hanging from.
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  • Tables, lamp posts -- it's all fair game.
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  • For a truly beautiful lighting display, consider an antique library oil lamp.
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  • Some were painted with beautiful designs, which were then illuminated when the lamp was lit.
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  • Depending on the condition problems, you may be able to restore an oil lamp yourself.
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  • If you want the look of an antique lamp without the condition issues that can accompany these lighting items, consider purchasing a reproduction library lamp.
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  • If you're looking for a bargain, consider buying a library oil lamp that needs some restoration work.
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  • Choose an antique library lamp that is the right size for your space.
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  • An oil lamp is any vessel that holds a small amount of oil (or kerosene) at the bottom, has an absorbent wick that sits in it and can be lit producing light or heat.
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  • The ones most commonly called an "oil lamp" are about a foot and a half high, have a glass globe at the bottom to hold the oil and a hurricane shade at the top to protect the flame from the wind.
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  • If you want to actually use the lamp, it's a good idea to make sure the metal pieces holding the wick in place are still in good working order and not rusted over.
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  • An oil lamp is a container, usually glass, in the shape of a large vase with a wide bottom.
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  • The bottom half of an oil lamp holds kerosene or oil and has an absorbent wick.
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  • Simply turning the lights on with electricity is preferable to lighting up a kerosene lamp, so many of these great pieces were put aside or cast away.
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  • The subtle light provided by an oil lamp gives bestows a simple quietness upon those who are in its glow.
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  • If you're looking for an antique or vintage oil lamp don't be surprised if you find some that aren't entirely original.
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  • If you have vintage lighting you may at some point need antique glass lamp shades to replace those which are missing or broken.
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  • Glass lamp shades were created by craftsmen.
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  • They then blew the glass and shaped the hot glass into the final lamp shade shape that they were looking for.
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  • Glass lamp shades were originally used to protect the flames on oil lamps, gas lamps, and even candles.
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  • As lamp design developed so did the design of the shades.
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  • The shape of the shade was often determined by the type of fuel used in the lamp.
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