follow Dictionary.com

Write a Super Short Story to win an iPod!

gas burner

noun
1.
the tip, jet, or nozzle from which gas issues, as on a stove.
2.
a stove or the like that burns gas as a fuel.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for gas-burner

gas burner

noun
1.
Also called gas jet. a jet or nozzle from which a combustible gas issues in order to form a stable flame
2.
an assembly of such jets or nozzles, used esp in cooking
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Article for gas-burner

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

Learn more about gas burner with a free trial on Britannica.com
Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for gas

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with gas-burner