Bunsen burner

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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.
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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
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Bunsen burner

[ˌbʌnsnˈbɜːnəʳ] Nmechero m Bunsen
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Archer and Janey, whenever they alighted at Brown's Hotel, found themselves awaited by two affectionate friends who, like themselves, cultivated ferns in Wardian cases, made macrame lace, read the memoirs of the Baroness Bunsen and had views about the occupants of the leading London pulpits.
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.
Broad, low tables were scattered about, which bristled with retorts, test-tubes, and little Bunsen lamps, with their blue flickering flames.
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.
Therefore it's hard to bowl on anything other than raging bunsens.
Ace bunsens Saqlain Mushtaq and Mushtaq Ahmed are two of the more compelling reasons for lumping on Pakistan at 8-15 with Hills to win tomorrow's opening one-day international in Auckland, even at odds that reflect the gulf between the teams.
Der gelehrte Diplomat, Zum Wirken Christian Carl Josias von Bunsens (Leiden, 1980) and Hans-Rudolf Ruppel (ed.
2), 155-66, furthermore Kurt Schmidt-Clausen, `Der Beitrag Bunsens zur Grundung des Bistums Jerusalem', in Geldbach (op.
One of these cases was the German theologian--or rather, universal scholar and statesman--Christian Carl Josias von Bunsen (1791-1860).