Bunsen's burner

Bunsen's burner
Bunsen burner Bun"sen burn"er, Bunsen's burner Bun"sen's burn"er(Chem.), a kind of burner, invented by Professor Bunsen of Heidelberg, consisting of a straight tube, four or five inches in length, having small holes for the entrance of air at the bottom. Illuminating gas being also admitted at the bottom, a mixture of gas and air is formed which burns at the top with a feebly luminous but intensely hot flame. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Bunsen's burner — Burner Burn er, n. 1. One who, or that which, burns or sets fire to anything. [1913 Webster] 2. The part of a lamp, gas fixture, etc., where the flame is produced. [1913 Webster] {Bunsen s burner} (Chem.), see {Bunsen burner}. {Argand burner},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bunsen burner — Bun sen burn er, Bunsen s burner Bun sen s burn er(Chem.), a kind of burner, invented by Professor Bunsen of Heidelberg, consisting of a straight tube, four or five inches in length, having small holes for the entrance of air at the bottom.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Burner — Burn er, n. 1. One who, or that which, burns or sets fire to anything. [1913 Webster] 2. The part of a lamp, gas fixture, etc., where the flame is produced. [1913 Webster] {Bunsen s burner} (Chem.), see {Bunsen burner}. {Argand burner}, {Rose… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bunsen — unsen n. 1. same as {bunsen burner}; a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air. Syn: bunsen burner, etna. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bunsen burner — ► NOUN ▪ a small adjustable gas burner used in laboratories. ORIGIN named after the German chemist Robert Bunsen (1811 99) …   English terms dictionary

  • Bunsen burner — [bun′sən] n. [after BUNSEN Robert Wilhelm] a small gas burner that produces a hot, blue flame, used in chemistry laboratories, etc.: it consists of a hollow metal tube with holes at the bottom for admitting air to be mixed with the gas …   English World dictionary

  • Bunsen — may refer to: *Christian Bunsen (1770–1837), chief librarian of Göttingen and professor of modern philology, father of Robert Bunsen *Christian Charles Josias Bunsen (1791–1860), Prussian diplomat and scholar *Frances Bunsen (1791 1876), or… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunsen burner — 1879, named for Prof. Robert Wilhelm Bunsen (1811 1899) of Heidelberg, who invented it in 1855. He also was co inventor of the spectroscope …   Etymology dictionary

  • bunsen — burner (named for the German chemist Robert Wilhelm Bunsen) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Bunsen burner — Infobox Laboratory equipment name = Bunsen Burner caption = A Bunsen Burner with needle valve. The hose barb for the gas tube is facing left and the needle valve for gas flow adjustment is on the opposite side. The air inlet on this particular… …   Wikipedia


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