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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.
References in classic literature ?
"You see," said the Captain, "I use Bunsen's contrivances, not Ruhmkorff's.
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.
(4) In a letter to his sister (dated 6 January 1821) Bunsen wrote on the diversity of his interests and studies, stating that only in the last three years had he found the centre of them all: `In the last years, the principal object of my reflections has been the Christian Church.'
`Elephants have right of way', Bernard de Bunsen quotes from a sign beside a track in Western Uganda.
In this experiment, a beaker containing water is placed on a metal stand and heated with a Bunsen burner.
RN: It's one thing to make a painting with cake decorating tools and quite another to use a Bunsen burner, as Yves Klein did in his "Fire" paintings, or an ice pick, in the case of Lucio Fontana.
BRYSON DECHAMBEAU turned on the bunsen burners in Dubai to scorch to his fourth victory in nine starts.
HERO firefighters had to be pulled from the Victoria's nightclub inferno after flames burst through the floor "like a Bunsen burner", a fire boss has revealed.