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Meker burner

[mek-er] /ˈmɛk ər/
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 of Meker burner
1955-60; named after George Meker, 20th-century chemist, its inventor Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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