burner

  • 1 Burner — may refer to: Device * Gas burner or Oil burner, a mechanical device that burns a gas or liquid fuel into a flame in a controlled manner * Hot air balloon device, a device to inflate a hot air balloon * CD burner, a CD/DVD recording tool. *… …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 burner — ► NOUN 1) a part of a cooker, lamp, etc. that emits a flame. 2) an apparatus for burning something …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 burner — [bʉr′nər] n. 1. the part of a stove, furnace, etc. from which the flame or heat comes 2. an apparatus for burning fuel or trash; furnace, incinerator, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 burner — n. 1) to light, turn on; turn off a burner 2) a Bunsen; charcoal; gas; oil burner 3) (misc.) (esp. AE) to put smt. on the back burner ( to postpone action on smt. ) * * * [ bɜːnə] charcoal gas oil burner turn off a burner turn on …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 6 burner — burn|er [ˈbə:nə US ˈbə:rnər] n 1.) BrE the part of an ↑oven or heater that produces heat or a flame ▪ a gas burner ↑burner, ↑oven, ↑hotplate, ↑timer 2.) AmE one of the round parts on the top of a ↑ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 burner — UK [ˈbɜː(r)nə(r)] / US [ˈbɜrnər] noun [countable] Word forms burner : singular burner plural burners a) an object used for heating or burning something an incense burner b) one of the parts on the top of a cooker that you heat pans on • See: back …

    English dictionary

  • 8 burner — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)nə(r)[/t]] burners N COUNT A burner is a device which produces heat or a flame, especially as part of a cooker, stove, or heater. → See also , front burner He put the frying pan on the gas burner …

    English dictionary

  • 9 burner — noun (C) 1 AmE the part of an oven or heater that produces heat or a flame: a gas burner gas ring BrE 2 put sth on the back burner informal to delay dealing with something until a later time: We ve had to put the vacation plans on the back burner …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 burner — [1] A device which tends to consume a lot of material. [2] Device in which burning of fuel takes place. Also see fuel burner gas burner lead burning oil burner …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 11 burner — Synonyms and related words: Argand burner, acetylene welder, annihilator, arsonist, biblioclast, blast lamp, blowpipe, blowtorch, bomber, burning ghat, caliduct, cinerator, cooker, cookery, cremator, crematorium, crematory, demolisher, destroyer …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 burner — burn|er [ bɜrnər ] noun count an object used for heating or burning something: an incense burner a. one of the parts on the top of a stove that you heat pans on => BACK BURNER …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 burner — /ˈbɜnə / (say bernuh) noun 1. someone or something that burns. 2. an incinerator. 3. that part of a gas stove, lamp, etc., from which flame issues or in which it is produced. 4. → oil burner (def. 1). –phrase 5. put on the back burner, to defer… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 burner — noun /ˈbɜːnə,ˈbɝnɚ/ a) An element on a kitchen stove that generates localized heat for cooking. She lit a burner on the stove b) Someone or something which burns. And offered me a pipe …

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  • 15 Burner — Bur|ner [ bə:nɐ], der; s, [engl. burner, zu to burn = verbrennen]: 1. (Jargon) ↑ Brenner (3). 2. ☆ der B./ein [absoluter, echter o. Ä.] B. sein (bes. Jugendspr.; eine großartige, tolle Sache sein) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Burner — This ancient name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is one of the earliest topographical surnames existing today. The derivation is from the Old English pre 7th Century burna, burne , spring, stream, which was originally used as a topographic name… …

    Surnames reference

  • 17 burner — noun Burner is used after these nouns: ↑CD, ↑DVD, ↑incense …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 burner — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. torch, jet, heat unit, heater, warmer, cooker, gas burner, surface element, heating element, lamp; see also stove …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 burner — A technically and stylistically well executed complicated construction of interlocking letters in graffiti. Generally done in bright colors. That burner is def …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 20 burner — A technically and stylistically well executed complicated construction of interlocking letters in graffiti. Generally done in bright colors. That burner is def …

    Dictionary of american slang