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gas burner

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  1. the tip, jet, or nozzle from which gas issues, as on a stove.
  2. a stove or the like that burns gas as a fuel.
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Origin of gas burner

First recorded in 1805–15
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Examples from the Web for gas burner

Historical Examples

  • The flame from a gas-burner will answer as well as the spirit-lamp.

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  • The first gas-burner was a very simple and unpretentious contrivance.

    Gas Burners

    Owen Merriman

  • I struck a wax match and touched it to the gas-burner overhead.

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    Robert W. Chambers

  • Bentham gazed meditatively at the round black mark of the gas-burner where it darkened the ceiling.

  • The gas-burner first employed by Murdock received the name "cockspur" from the shape of the flame.

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    M. Luckiesh

British Dictionary definitions for gas burner

gas burner

  1. Also called: gas jet a jet or nozzle from which a combustible gas issues in order to form a stable flame
  2. an assembly of such jets or nozzles, used esp in cooking
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