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"burner" in British English

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burnernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɜː.nər/  us   /ˈbɝː.nɚ/
  • burner noun [C] (ON COOKER, etc.)

the ​part of a ​cooker, ​light, etc. that ​producesflame or ​heat
  • burner noun [C] (PHONE)

informal (also burner phone) a ​mobilephone without a contract, that is ​typically only used for a ​shorttime and then ​thrown away, for ​example when you do not ​wantpeople to have ​information about you: Prepaid ​phonesknowncolloquially as "burners" can ​provide you with ​partialprivacy.
(Definition of burner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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burnernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɜr·nər/
anything that ​producescontrolledflames for ​cooking, or ​heat for a ​building
(Definition of burner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burner”
in Arabic شُعلة…
in Korean 버너…
in Portuguese boca (de fogão)…
in Catalan cremador…
in Japanese バーナー, 燃焼器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 炉心, 煤气头, 炉膛…
in Turkish yakmak veya ısıtmak için kullanılan araç, brülör, kazan…
in Russian горелка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爐心, 煤氣爐, 爐膛…
in Italian fornello, becco a gas…
in Polish palnik…
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