Bunsen-burner

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bunsen-burner a gas-burner in which a plentiful supply of air is caused to mingle with the gas before ignition, so that a smokeless flame of low luminosity but great heating power is the result
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Usage

In literature:

The object is to gain the ability to heat with a Bunsen burner all parts of the pump without burning the wood-work.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 303" by Various
For those who would prefer to use Bunsen burners, I show at Fig.
"Handbook on Japanning: 2nd Edition" by William N. Brown
Hadwell fairly lived amid retorts, Bunsen burners, and reagents.
"The Master Mystery" by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
If now a new portion of the mixture is placed in a dry test tube and carefully heated in the flame of a Bunsen burner, as shown in Fig.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Singeing by passing the cloths over a row of Bunsen burners has come largely into use.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
The nozzle of the plodder is heated by means of a Bunsen burner to about 120 deg.
"The Handbook of Soap Manufacture" by W. H. Simmons
The tube to be exhausted is washed and dried by careful heating over a Bunsen burner and by the passage of a current of air.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
I now ask my friend to notice a trough made of sheet copper, with two rows of handy little Bunsen burners underneath it.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Heat the tube in this position in the peep flame of the Bunsen burner, and draw it out into a hair-like extremity.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
The burner used with a mantle is constructed on the Bunsen principle.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
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In news:

COLUMBIA — The 12-foot telescope first peered at the stars the year Thomas Edison was born in a small village in Ohio, a portable burner was invented by Robert von Bunsen and the first stamp was issued by the US Postal Service.
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