Some articles on lamps, lamp:

List Of The 72 Shaolin Martial Arts - One Finger of Zen Meditation
... After this, lamps are lit at a distance of six to seven meters away from the practitioner and he has to extinguish the flames with his finger ... In the next stage, the lamps are covered with paper shades and glass shades in the subsequent stage ... is deemed to have mastered the skill once the flames in glass lamps can be extinguished simply by poking at them with his finger ...
Christmas Lighting Technology - Fiber Optic Lights
... Incandescent lamps or LEDs are located in the tree base and many optic fibers extend from the lamps to the ends of the tree branches ... use a step-down transformer because they have only one or two lamps or LEDs ...
List Of Middle-earth Objects - Miscellanea - Two Lamps
... Illuin (Sky-blue) and Ormal (high gold) were great lamps which stood respectively at the northern and southern ends of Arda during the Years of the Lamps ... The Valar concentrated this light into two large lamps, Illuin and Ormal ... In the middle of Arda, where the light of the lamps mingled, lay the Great Lake with the island Almaren, where the Valar dwelt ...
Carbide Lighting
... Carbide lamps, or acetylene gas lamps, are simple lamps that produce and burn acetylene (C2H2) which is created by the reaction of calcium carbide (CaC2) with water ... Acetylene gas lamps were used to illuminate buildings, as lighthouse beacons, and as headlights on motor-cars and bicycles ... Portable carbide lamps, worn on the hat or carried by hand, were widely used in mining in the early twentieth century ...
Carbide Lighting - History
... Domestic lighting with acetylene gas was introduced circa 1894 and bicycle lamps from 1896 ... The first carbide mining lamp developed in the United States was patented in New York on August 28, 1900 by Frederick Baldwin ... Another early lamp design is shown in a patent from Duluth, Minnesota on October 21, 1902 ...

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    And though thou notest from thy safe recess
    Old friends burn dim, like lamps in noisome air
    Love them for what they are; nor love them less,
    Because to thee they are not what they were.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

    The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.
    Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey Of Falloden (1862–1933)