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Bun·sen

 (bŭn′sən), Robert Wilhelm 1811-1899.
German chemist who pioneered in spectrum analysis and codiscovered the elements cesium and rubidium. He introduced the Bunsen burner in 1855.

Bunsen

(ˈbʌnsən; German ˈbʊnzən)
n
(Biography) Robert Wilhelm (ˈroːbɛrt ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1811–99, German chemist who with Kirchhoff developed spectrum analysis and discovered the elements caesium and rubidium. He invented the Bunsen burner and the ice calorimeter

Bun•sen

(ˈbʌn sən)

n.
Robert Wilhelm, 1811–99, German chemist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bunsen - German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)Bunsen - German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
2.Bunsen - a gas burner used in laboratoriesbunsen - 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
مِصْباُ بِنْزِن
Bunsenův kahan
bunsenbrænder
gasbrennari
dujų degiklis
Bunsena deglis
Bunsenov horák
bunsen lâmbası

Bunsen (burner)

Bunsen

[ˈbʌnsn] n Bunsen burnerbecco Bunsen

bunsen

(ˈbansn) : bunsen (burner) noun
a gas burner which produces a smokeless flame of great heating power. Several of the bunsens in the chemistry laboratory are out of order.
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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.
Find out in Nickelodeon's animated series Bunsen is a Beast.
The group before Easter had an amazing five weeks in our brilliant science labs, testing lots of chemicals for reactions, getting to use the Bunsen burners and experiencing some amazing experiments with our science staff.
Boys and bunsen burners - never a good mix Worse than that is the creepy feeling we might be watching yet another drama, like The Fall, or Apple Tree Yard, or countless others, where a flawed, ordinary woman ends up being punished just for having a sex life.
Heston Blumenthal: "Melt bar of magnesium with Bunsen burner, stir with pint of mercury and leave so it turns into crystals.
Expect quirky cocktails delivered with a dose of theatre, with chemistry sets and Bunsen burners thrown in for good measure.
INTEGRA'S FIREBOY Safety Bunsen Burner ensures safety by eliminating the risk of gas leaking and explosion inherent in using alcohol burners, gas cookers and traditional Bunsen burners.
And while I'm normally prepared to doff my cap to those in the know - particularly given that my last brush with anything science-related involved a Bunsen burner and a GCSE text book - quite honestly I'm not sure my own evidence tallies with this.
Worst thing you did as a pupil: I absent-mindedly turned a Bunsen burner on in the science lab then just wandered off.