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Meaning of BURNER

Pronunciation:  'burnur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse); "a diesel engine is an oil burner"
  2. [n]  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"

BURNER is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: apparatus, blowlamp, blowtorch, gas bracket, gas burner, gas jet, heating element, setup, torch



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Burn"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, burns or sets fire to anything.

2. The part of a lamp, gas fixture, etc., where the flame is

{Bunsen's burner} (Chem.), a kind of burner, invented by
   Professor Bunsen of Heidelberg, consisting of a straight
   tube, four or five inches in length, having small holes
   for the entrance of air at the bottom. Illuminating gas
   being also admitted at the bottom, a mixture of gas and
   air is formed which burns at the top with a feebly
   luminous but intensely hot flame.

{Argand burner}, {Rose burner}, etc. See under {Argand},
   {Rose}, etc.

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