Rose-burner

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rose-burner a gas-burner in which the gas issues from a series of openings arranged radially round a centre
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. róse—L. rosa, Gr. rhodon.

Usage

In literature:

While the lime-burner was struggling with the horror of these thoughts, Ethan Brand rose from the log, and flung open the door of the kiln.
"The Snow Image" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Magda rose from her seat by the fire and switched on one of the electric burners.
"The Lamp of Fate" by Margaret Pedler
Columns of smoke rose out of the dark foliage from the pits of the charcoal burners.
"The Dead Command" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
While the lime-burner was struggling with the horror of these thoughts, Ethan Brand rose from the log, and flung open the door of the kiln.
"Little Masterpieces" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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In news:

Incense burners surrounded her throne, and she was scented from head to toe with oil of roses and violets, almond and honey.
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