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gas burner

the tip, jet, or nozzle from which gas issues, as on a stove.
a stove or the like that burns gas as a fuel.
1805-15 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for gas burner
  • Demand water heaters are opposites of storage tank heaters: a gas burner or electric element heats water only when you need it.
  • These tea drinkers start each day with the kettle, but using a gas burner to heat water is slow and inefficient.
  • She turned off the gas burner and was sIlent for a moment.
  • Either a gas burner or an electric element heats the water.
  • The design of the natural gas burner including the special flow control and flow metering capabilities are presented.
  • The desiccant is then regenerated with hot air provided by a gas burner or solar collectors.
  • Instantaneous water heaters heat water as it is needed, using a gas burner or an electric element.
  • Uncertainty estimates were also computed for the heat input measurements from a well-controlled natural gas burner.
  • Thermally activated heat pumps may alternatively use a natural gas burner to produce the required heat energy.
  • The model was calibrated using a premixed propane gas burner to generate a variety of well-defined heating histories.
British Dictionary definitions for gas burner

gas burner

Also called gas jet. a jet or nozzle from which a combustible gas issues in order to form a stable flame
an assembly of such jets or nozzles, used esp in cooking
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Encyclopedia Article for gas burner

heating device in which natural gas is used for fuel. Gas may be supplied to the burner prior to combustion at a pressure sufficient to induce a supply of air to mix with it; the mixture passes through several long narrow openings or a nozzle to mix with additional air in the combustion chamber. Metal surfaces supply the means of heat transfer to circulating water or air

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