Definition of Bunsen

1. Noun. German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899).

Exact synonyms: Robert Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm Bunsen
Generic synonyms: Chemist



2. Noun. A gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air.
Exact synonyms: Bunsen Burner, Etna
Generic synonyms: Gas Burner, Gas Jet

Definition of Bunsen

1. Proper noun. Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, German chemist ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry informal) Bunsen burner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bunsen

1. a gas-burner used in laboratories [n -S]

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Literary usage of Bunsen

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"Baron bunsen suggested that the German hymn-tunes should be given, ... A meeting with bunsen followed at Bonn, where Susanna stayed from August 1850 until ..."

2. A History of Chemistry by Forris Jewett Moore (1918)
"CHAPTER XVII bunsen, BERTHELOT, AND PASTEUR Having traced the development of the science down to 1870, when the more fundamental of our modern views may be ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1868)
"FOURTEEN years have passed away since Baron bunsen left England; nearly eight ... Nevertheless, the biography which the Baroness bunsen has written of her ..."

4. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1879)
"The Baroness bunsen was a refined English woman who was fitted in every way by ... The Life and Letters of Frances, Baronets bunsen. By AUGUSTUS JC HARE. ..."

5. Lectures: On Illuminating Engineering Delivered at the Johns Hopkins by Johns Hopkins University, Illuminating Engineering Society (1911)
"The bunsen tube is carefully designed to meet a wide range of gas conditions, ... The bunsen base is usually turned from solid brass bar and threaded ..."

6. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1879)
"The Baroness bunsen was a refined English woman who was fitted in every way by ... The Life and Letters of Frances, Baroness bunsen. By AUGUSTUS JC HAEE. ..."

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