Bunsen burner


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Bunsen burner

n.
A small laboratory burner consisting of a vertical metal tube connected to a gas source and producing a very hot flame from a mixture of gas and air let in through adjustable holes at the base.

[After Robert Wilhelm Bunsen.]

Bunsen burner

n
(Chemistry) a gas burner, widely used in scientific laboratories, consisting of a metal tube with an adjustable air valve at the base
[C19: named after R. W. Bunsen]

Bun′sen burn′er


n.
a gas burner with a hot flame, commonly used in laboratories.
[1865–70; after R. W. Bunsen]

Bunsen burner

A small gas burner used in laboratories. It consists of a vertical metal tube connected to a gas fuel source, with adjustable holes at its base. These holes allow air to enter the tube and mix with the gas in order to make a very hot flame.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bunsen burner - a gas burner used in laboratoriesbunsen burner - a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air
gas burner, gas jet - burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
Translations

Bunsen burner

[ˌbʌnsnˈbɜːnəʳ] Nmechero m Bunsen
References in classic literature ?
A large curved retort was boiling furiously in the bluish flame of a Bunsen burner, and the distilled drops were condensing into a two-litre measure.
A double line of glass-stoppered bottles was drawn up upon the wall opposite the door, and the table was littered over with Bunsen burners, test-tubes, and retorts.
John Otway made it to number nine in the charts with the single Bunsen Burner in October last year.
He'll be performing his new single Bunsen Burner which he hopes will propel him back to chart stardom.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Stainless steel top with accessories fitted with light Bunsen burner air blower working stool Adequate number of lab micro motor with attached hand piece
There will also be demonstrations, with the chance to see a tractor started by a Bunsen burner, and another put to a horse power test.
Mrs Rai said this involved a Bunsen burner being placed on the cover to see how long the fabric would smoulder once the flame was removed.
Aspirator with pressure tube 4,Asbestos thread 1 Box,Basin Porcelain 12,Beaker Glass 2 L 8,Beaker Glass 1 L 8, Beaker Glass 500 mL 20,Beaker Glass 250 mL 40,Beaker Glass 100 mL 40, Beaker Glass 50 mL 20,Double Blue Glass ( 2"x 2") 10,Bottle dropping plastic ( 100 ml ) 24, Bunsen Burner 30,Burette Glass with teflon stopper (50 ml)
Bunsen Burner has been a model of consistency all season and he won his second premier nursery of the season when he made most of the running to win the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Nursery.
LABORATORY technician Roma Stafford is packing up her Bunsen burner for the last time, after 22 years service at a Rugby secondary school.
Tenders are invited for Bunsen Burner, Ammonia Solution Ar, Hydrochloric Acid Etc.
John Otway came in at number nine with his latest single Bunsen Burner.