Definition of Bunsen burner in English:

Bunsen burner

Line breaks: Bun¦sen burn¦er
Pronunciation: /bʌnsnˈbɜːnə(r)


A small adjustable gas burner used in laboratories as a source of heat.
More example sentences
  • One of the most commonly used pieces of equipment for heating in a laboratory, a Bunsen burner uses natural gas as a fuel supply.
  • But it is a common misconception that Robert Bunsen invented the Bunsen burner.
  • When air and natural gas are ignited, enough heat to supply a Bunsen burner is produced, but when glucose is formed during photosynthesis, light energy is absorbed in the reaction.

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