burner


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burn·er

(bûr′nər)
n.
1. One that burns, especially:
a. A device, as in a furnace, stove, or gas lamp, that is lighted to produce a flame.
b. A device on a stovetop, such as a gas jet or electric element, that produces heat.
2.
a. A unit, such as a furnace, in which something is burned: an oil burner.
b. An incinerator.
c. See combustor.
3. A sharp pain caused by compression of a nerve, often resulting from a sports injury. Also called stinger.
4. An inexpensive cell phone, especially one for which usage is paid in advance and which can be thrown away easily if necessary: "Ana hasn't shown up to her waitressing job ... for three days, the address her boss has on file is a dead end, and her cell phone is a burner" (Jessica Derschowitz). Also called burner phone.
Idioms:
on the back burner
As a low priority: kept the project on the back burner all summer.
on the front burner
As a high priority.

burner

(ˈbɜːnə)
n
1. the part of a stove, lamp, etc, that produces flame or heat
2. an apparatus for burning something, as fuel or refuse: an oil burner.

burn•er

(ˈbɜr nər)

n.
1. a person or thing that burns.
2. the part of an appliance, as a stove, from which flame or heat issues.
3. any apparatus in which fuel or refuse is burned.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burner - an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)burner - an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse); "a diesel engine is an oil burner"
apparatus, setup - equipment designed to serve a specific function
blowlamp, blowtorch, torch - a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
gas bracket - a pipe with one or more burners projecting from a wall
gas burner, gas jet - burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
2.burner - the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking; "the electric range had one large burner and three smaller one"
heating element - the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
Translations
شُعْلَه، حارِق
hořák
brænder
abrasadorfuegohardware de grabación
brennari
horák

burner

[ˈbɜːnəʳ] N (on cooker etc) → quemador m
see also back

burner

[ˈbɜːrr] nbrûleur m

burner

n (of gas cooker, lamp)Brenner m

burner

[ˈbɜːnəʳ] n (on cooker) → fornello (Tech) → bruciatore m, becco (a gas)

burn

(bəːn) past tense, past participles burned, ~burnt (-t) verb
1. to destroy, damage or injure by fire, heat, acid etc. The fire burned all my papers; I've burnt the meat.
2. to use as fuel.
3. to make (a hole etc) by fire, heat, acid etc. The acid burned a hole in my dress.
4. to catch fire. Paper burns easily.
noun
an injury or mark caused by fire etc. His burns will take a long time to heal; a burn in the carpet.
ˈburner noun
any device producing a flame. I'll have to use a burner to get this paint off.
References in classic literature ?
As I approached it I saw that it was the dead and mummified remains of a little old woman with long black hair, and the thing it leaned over was a small charcoal burner upon which rested a round copper vessel containing a small quantity of greenish powder.
The same year William Burner, a son of the celebrated Bishop Burnet, arrived in Boston with the commission of governor.
I am afraid, children," said Grandfather, "that Governor Burner found but little rest or comfort in our old chair.
Alleyne started off along the path indicated, and soon found the log-hut where the burner dwelt.
Then we asked hospitality at the hut of a charcoal burner, and got what was to be had.
Well, as it turned out, this charcoal burner was just the twin of the Southern "poor white" of the far future.
So saying, the thoughtless fellow lit a match by striking it on the sole of his boot; and approached the burner fixed to the receptacle, in which the carbonized hydrogen, stored at high pressure, sufficed for the lighting and warming of the projectile for a hundred and forty-four hours, or six days and six nights.
By a huge stove, called a base burner, in the living room of the house sat the daughter reading a book.
But he seemed very much interested in his surroundings, looked all round the hall, noted the costly wood of the door panels, paid some attention to the silver statuette holding up the defective gas burner at the foot of the stairs, and, finally, asked whether this was in very truth the house of the most excellent Senora Dona Rita de Lastaola.
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.
I have two hobs and I replaced the existing locally manufactured burner with an imported hob made in Italy.
Disappointed, I looked over the stove and noticed that the camp stove burner was two to three inches below the grill surface, so most of the heat it produced was waste heat.