Meker burner

Meker burner

[mek-er]
noun Chemistry.
a gas burner similar to the Bunsen burner but producing a hotter flame by virtue of having at its mouth a metal screen to allow a more intimate mixture of air and gas.

Origin:
1955–60; named after George Meker, 20th-century chemist, its inventor

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