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gas burner

Syllabification: gas burn·er

Definition of gas burner in English:

noun

A nozzle or jet through which gas is released to burn, e.g., on a stove.
Example sentences
  • Because you can adjust the cooking temperature with more precision on a gas burner than on an electric range, many chefs prefer them.
  • Susan is on the phone to Libby and cooking tea, and is so caught up in this that she forgets to notice a bottle of cooking oil being tipped onto the lit gas burner.
  • Along with the usual gas burners and ovens, the stove also has a grill, rotisserie, deep fryer, and sink.

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