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Bunsen burner
American English: /ˌbənsən ˈbərnər/
British English: /bʌnsn ˈbɜːnə/

Translation of Bunsen burner in Spanish:

noun

  • 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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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.