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BarnburnerBarnburner Barn"burn`er, n. [So called in allusion to the
fable of the man who burned his barn in order to rid it of
A member of the radical section of the Democratic party in
New York, about the middle of the 19th century, which was
hostile to extension of slavery, public debts, corporate
privileges, etc., and supported Van Buren against Cass for
president in 1848; -- opposed to Hunker. [Political Cant,
Base-burner Base"-burn`er, n.
A furnace or stove in which the fuel is contained in a hopper
or chamber, and is fed to the fire as the lower stratum is
Bude burnerBude burner Bude" burn`er [See Bude light.]
A burner consisting of two or more concentric Argand burners
(the inner rising above the outer) and a central tube by
which oxygen gas or common air is supplied. Fish-tail burnerFish-tail Fish"-tail`, a.
Like the of a fish; acting, or producing something, like the
tail of a fish.
Fish-tail burner, a gas burner that gives a spreading flame
shaped somewhat like the tail of a fish.
Fish-tail propeller (Steamship), a propeller with a single
blade that oscillates like the tail of a fish when
Flash burner Flash burner
A gas burner with a device for lighting by an electric spark.
Gas-burner Gas"-burn`er, n.
The jet piece of a gas fixture where the gas is burned as it
escapes from one or more minute orifices.
Hydrocarbon burnerHydrocarbon Hy`dro*car"bon, n. [Hydro-, 2 + carbon.] (Chem.)
A compound containing only hydrogen and carbon, as methane,
benzene, etc.; also, by extension, any of their derivatives.
Hydrocarbon burner, furnace, stove, a burner, furnace,
or stove with which liquid fuel, as petroleum, is used.
Sun-burner Sun"-burn`er, n.
A circle or cluster of gas-burners for lighting and
ventilating public buildings.
Vapor burnerVapor Va"por, n. [OE. vapour, OF. vapour, vapor, vapeur, F.
vapeur, L. vapor; probably for cvapor, and akin to Gr. ?
smoke, ? to breathe forth, Lith. kvepti to breathe, smell,
Russ. kopote fine soot. Cf. Vapid.] [Written also
1. (Physics) Any substance in the gaseous, or a["e]riform,
state, the condition of which is ordinarily that of a
liquid or solid.
Note: The term vapor is sometimes used in a more extended
sense, as identical with gas; and the difference
between the two is not so much one of kind as of
degree, the latter being applied to all permanently
elastic fluids except atmospheric air, the former to
those elastic fluids which lose that condition at
ordinary temperatures. The atmosphere contains more or
less vapor of water, a portion of which, on a reduction
of temperature, becomes condensed into liquid water in
the form of rain or dew. The vapor of water produced by
boiling, especially in its economic relations, is
Vapor is any substance in the gaseous condition
at the maximum of density consistent with that
condition. This is the strict and proper meaning
of the word vapor. --Nichol.
2. In a loose and popular sense, any visible diffused
substance floating in the atmosphere and impairing its
transparency, as smoke, fog, etc.
The vapour which that fro the earth glood [glided].
Fire and hail; snow and vapors; stormy wind
fulfilling his word. --Ps. cxlviii.
3. Wind; flatulence. [Obs.] --Bacon.
4. Something unsubstantial, fleeting, or transitory; unreal
fancy; vain imagination; idle talk; boasting.
For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that
appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth
away. --James iv.
5. pl. An old name for hypochondria, or melancholy; the
blues. ``A fit of vapors.' --Pope.
6. (Pharm.) A medicinal agent designed for administration in
the form of inhaled vapor. --Brit. Pharm.
(a) A bath in vapor; the application of vapor to the body,
or part of it, in a close place; also, the place
(b) (Chem.) A small metallic drying oven, usually of
copper, for drying and heating filter papers,
precipitates, etc.; -- called also air bath. A
modified form is provided with a jacket in the outside
partition for holding water, or other volatile liquid,
by which the temperature may be limited exactly to the
Vapor burner, a burner for burning a vaporized hydrocarbon.
Vapor density (Chem.), the relative weight of gases and
vapors as compared with some specific standard, usually
hydrogen, but sometimes air. The vapor density of gases
and vaporizable substances as compared with hydrogen, when
multiplied by two, or when compared with air and
multiplied by 28.8, gives the molecular weight.
Vapor engine, an engine worked by the expansive force of a
vapor, esp. a vapor other than steam. Welsbach burnerWelsbach Wels"bach, a.
Of or pertaining to Auer von Welsbach or the incandescent gas
burner invented by him.
Welsbach burner, a burner in which the combustion of a
mixture of air and gas or vapor is employed to heat to
incandescence a mantle composed of thoria and ceria. The
mantle is made by soaking a ``stocking' in a solution of
nitrates of thorium and cerium (approx. 99 : 1), drying,
and, for use, igniting to burn the thread and convert the
nitrates into oxides, which remain as a fragile ash. The
light far exceeds that obtained from the same amount of
gas with the ordinary fishtail burner, but has a slight
Meaning of Burner from wikipedia
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is the stage
name of Kristian
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in Shade: Queens
of NYC and on the thirteenth
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, named after Robert
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used as laboratory
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- A wood waste burner
as a teepee burner
or wigwam burner
in the United States
and a beehive burner
in Canada, is a free-standing conical steel
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is a device
a controlled flame
a fuel gas such as acetylene, natural
gas, or propane
with an oxidizer
such as the...
- The Teclu burner
is a laboratory
, a variant
of the Bunsen burner
, named after
the Romanian chemist Nicolae
Teclu. It can produce
- After Burner
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by Sega in 1987. The player
of an American
- A censer, incense burner
, perfume burner
or pastille burner
is a vessel
made for burning incense
in some solid
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