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  • A Bunsen burner is a common piece of laboratory equipment that produces a single open gas flame, which is used for heating, sterilization, and combustion.

    February 4, 2008

  • As in a 'bunsen' in cricket - a turner. A good pitch for slow bowlers.

    February 2, 2008