- The definition of a hurricane lamp is a special lamp designed to work in high winds because it has a glass chimney that protects the flame from being extinguished.
An example of a hurricane lamp is an old fashioned candle lamp with a tall glass chimney to protect the candle flame from high winds.
One style of hurricane lamp.
hurricane lamp definition by Webster's New World
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- an oil lamp or candlestick with a tall glass chimney to keep the flame from being blown out
- an electric lamp in imitation of this
hurricane lamp definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A lamp with a candle, oiled wick, or electric bulb protected by a glass chimney.