Meker burner


noun Chemistry.

a gas burner similar to the Bunsen burner but producing a hotter flame by virtue of having at its mouth a metal screen to allow a more intimate mixture of air and gas.

Origin of Meker burner

1955–60; named after George Meker, 20th-century chemist, its inventor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019