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oil burner Syllabification: oil burn·er

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of oil burner in English:


A device, especially a furnace, in which oil is vaporized and burned to produce heat.
Example sentences
  • I was standing in my parents' basement, near the oil burner, which looked more like an old time furnace.
  • I think the oil burner is making a funny noise and I get up and whack the carbon monoxide detector to make sure it's working.
  • The difference between mother's waste oil burner and today's commercial models is vast.
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