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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.]
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(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]
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a gas burner with a hot flame, commonly used in laboratories.
[1865–70; after R. W. Bunsen]
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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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Bunsen burner[ˌbʌnsnˈbɜːnəʳ] N → mechero m Bunsen
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