Zirconia light

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A zirconia light is an intensely brilliant chemical light produced by incandescent zirconia. It was more commonly used in the days before electric lamps. It is similar in design to the Drummond light (limelight), but uses a block of zirconia instead of quicklime; it has been superseded by the electric light.

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne. 


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