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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
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