Sentence Examples with the word illuminant

The Boulder district developed very rapidly after 1902; its product is a high-grade illuminant with paraffin base.

The general illuminant is electricity, and both electrical and gas services are owned by the municipality.

When acetylene was first introduced as a commercial illuminant in England, very small union jet nipples were utilized for its consumption, but after burning for a short time these nipples began to carbonize, the flame being distorted, and then smoking occurred with the formation of a heavy deposit of soot.