Definition of “Bunsen burner” - English Dictionary

british dictionary

“Bunsen burner” in British English

See all translations

Bunsen burnernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʌn.sən ˌbɜː.nər/ us /ˈbʌn.sən ˌbɝː.nɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Add the rest of the silver chloride and heat slowly over a Bunsen burner until it begins to fuse. 
  • Heat gently over a Bunsen burner, cool, and weigh. 
  • It is heated by one or two Bunsen burners, according to the temperature desired.— Jour. 
  • The tube is dried by aspirating air through it, and gently warming with a Bunsen burner. 
  • When it is dry, the cup is heated on a pipe-clay triangle over a Bunsen burner, or on a slab of asbestos in a muffle, to a dull-red heat. 

(Definition of “Bunsen burner” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)