Gas-burner

Definitions

  • Welsbach gas burner
    Welsbach gas burner
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gas-burner The jet piece of a gas fixture where the gas is burned as it escapes from one or more minute orifices.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gas-burner The tip or armature of a gas-burning lamp or bracket, through which the gas is caused to issue for consumption. Gas-burners are made in many shapes and types, but in all the object is to insure the complete exposure of the burning gas to a fresh supply of oxygen, and thus to obtain the greatest amount of light with the least expenditure of gas. The resulting flames assume the fancied forms of beaks, bats' wings, fish-tails, cock-spurs, etc., whence the different forms of burners have received distinctive names. The material used to tip or form the tops of the burners has also given names to them, as the lava-tip burner. See burner.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gas-burner a piece of metal fitted to the end of a gas-pipe, with one or more small holes so arranged as to spread out the flame
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A word invented by the Dutch chemist J. B. Van Helmont (1577-1644)—the form suggested by Gr. chaos.

Usage

In literature:

Gas Burners and Gas Mantles.
"General Science" by Bertha M. Clark
Burner (gas) = flamingo.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
So the Welsbach mantle burner came into use everywhere and rescued the coal gas business from the destruction threatened by the electric light.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
The gas-burner first employed by Murdock received the name "cockspur" from the shape of the flame.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
She cooks her meals over a little two-burner gas stove, and does her own washing and ironing.
"Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College" by Jessie Graham Flower
On the table should be placed at regular intervals, 10 gas burners with frame.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
I struck a wax match and touched it to the gas-burner overhead.
"In Search of the Unknown" by Robert W. Chambers
The hall is lighted with gas, and the burner is placed between the two doors.
"Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match" by Francis C. Woodworth
B. F. Gas Burner Apr.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
When supplied with a strong current it is equal to 5 or 6 5-foot gas burners.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
Mr. Wilson's arrangement has been lately resuscitated by Mr. Wigham of Dublin, in connection with his new gas-burner.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
They weren't going to get out of the way for any old gas burner, Rick thought.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The escaping gas burned in a steady jet, as from a burner, but did not explode.
"Paris" by William Walton
If the blowpipe is to be used with gas, the form of burner described under.
"A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing" by Bernard D. Bolas
Besides affording fairly good results from the gas consumed, the burners were supplied at a very moderate price.
"Gas Burners" by Owen Merriman
Hence the electric light is the best; after that, gas through Welsbach {206} or Siemens burners.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
A small piece of pumice stone was stuck on a platinum wire, and first melted to it in a gas burner.
"The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla" by Thomas Commerford Martin
Gas burners must be taken off and boiled in a solution of sal soda once in a while.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
In living rooms they do not foul the air or blacken the ceiling like oil or gas burners.
"The Romance of Modern Invention" by Archibald Williams
At last I got within arm's length of the tiny speck of blue light which told me where the gas-burner lay.
"Great Ghost Stories" by Various
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In news:

Gas Exports Put on Back Burner .
Kenmore 4-Burner #16135 Gas Grill.
Twenty-five years after John DeLorean rolled out his gull-winged gas-burner, small, private-label carmakers are decidedly in drive.
Boilers, burners, and controls reduce natural gas consumption at expansive government campus.
Efficient Gas Burner with Reduced NOx Emissions.
CHILDERSBURG — Having recently received a tax abatement from the city, Resolute Forest Products is moving forward with a capital investment of more than $12 million to replace current coal burning boilers with gas burners.
Burner Systems Acquires CEM's Gas Appliance Components Business Oct 8, 2012 Printable format Email this Article Search.
Burner Systems International, supplier of components for gas appliances, acquired the gas cooking appliance assets of CEM S.A. Group of Chile.
If you use gas, leave one set of burners off to achieve the same effect.
An upgrade water heater will have better heating elements, in the case of electric water heaters , or better burners, in gas water heaters .
Astec's Phoenix Talon burner features a premix gas design and air-atomized oil burning technology.
You don't need four burners and a gas line to make some great-tasting trail food.
Gas burner with a flame burning home plate ( Stock Illustration / November 15, 2011 ).
La Cornue's 1908 range features the signature natural convection vaulted gas oven, along with five gas burners, including one 17,500 central burner.
My stove is a replica of an 1800s wood-burning model—though it has an electric oven with six gas burners.
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