n.1.The jet piece of a gas fixture where the gas is burned as it escapes from one or more minute orifices.
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My gas-burner, which I forgot to turn off, and which is at this moment burning at my expense.
The American traveller, in the present case, declined to believe that his bedroom was in a complete finished state without a gas-burner.
Tingling as he was with passion, it was extremely characteristic of him that he was able to moderate his expression of it, as he would have turned down a flaring gas-burner.