a type of gas burner, commonly used in chemical laboratories, with which a very hot, practically nonluminous flame is obtained by allowing air to enter at the base and mix with the gas.
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How to use Bunsen burner in a sentence
It has been proved by Gréhant that a Bunsen burner “lit below” also evolves large quantities of the same poisonous gas.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
Cover the crucible, and heat in a Bunsen-burner flame at scarcely visible redness for half-an-hour.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. | Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
British Dictionary definitions for Bunsen burner
a gas burner, widely used in scientific laboratories, consisting of a metal tube with an adjustable air valve at the base
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Scientific definitions for Bunsen burner
A small gas burner used in laboratories. It consists of a vertical metal tube connected to a gas fuel source, with adjustable holes at its base. These holes allow air to enter the tube and mix with the gas in order to make a very hot flame.
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