a furnace, boiler, or other device that burns fuel oil.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of oil burner
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby oil burner
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Example sentences from the Web for oil burner
It was not an oil-burner, nor was it anywhere near as large a locomotive as the one that pulled the train.Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp|Alice B. Emerson
It was Frank's first experience aboard an oil-burner, and he had not become used to it yet.The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets|Robert L. Drake