Definition of 'kerosene lamp'
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The toxic smoke from kerosene lamps knocks out this protection. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only alternative are kerosene lamps which are dangerous and dirty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Light is obtained in the evenings using kerosene lamps. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At night he would retire to his cave and read books under a kerosene lamp. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The mother will be cooking over an open fire every day and she will be burning a kerosene lamp. Times, Sunday Times (2009)'They don't want a system just to replace a kerosene lamp. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I read under the dim light of a kerosene lamp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The planet has also been spared the 2,500 tonnes of carbon dioxide that would have been emitted by kerosene lamps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Kerosene lamps are not cheap. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Women spend hours each day cooking and heating water over an open fire, with kerosene lamps the only source of light. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A kerosene lamp stood on the table, smoking densely. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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