Definition of Gas burner

1. Noun. Burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame.

Exact synonyms: Gas Jet
Specialized synonyms: Bunsen, Bunsen Burner, Etna, Gas Ring, Pilot, Pilot Burner, Pilot Light
Generic synonyms: Burner
Terms within: Nose, Nozzle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gas Burner

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gas bottle
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gas burner (current term)
gas cautery
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Literary usage of Gas burner

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"The Gas-burner.—The pas-burner is a cylindrical iron reservoir, constructed as shown in section in fig. 415, which is drawn on a scale of one-third the full ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1910)
"... for a duplex acetylene gas burner or tip of the Bunsen type, having a series of inclined air passages on the sides, that, if the burner were cut off, ..."

3. Journal by Folk-Song Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"If it be asked, " How can a gas-stove be more objectionable than a common gas-burner, consuming an equal quantity of gas ?" I reply, that the conditions are ..."

4. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"Burner, Argand Electric An ar- gand gas-burner that is lighted by means of an electric spark. The argand electric burner assumes a variety of forms, ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1871)
"The 28-jet gas- burner, when seen from a position some miles off, appeared to be very nearly upon an equality with the oil lamps, ..."

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