from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See gas burner.
- n. The flame of burning gas from a gas burner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a flame of illuminating gas.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spout of flame issuing from a gas-burner.
- n. A gas-burner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame
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It was a wretchedly lonely evening, and the light which fell from the solitary gas jet in the parlor, and oil-lamp the hall, helped to envelop us in a dusky hue and dye our spirits navy blue.