from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The jet piece of a gas fixture where the gas is burned as it escapes from one or more minute orifices.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The tip or armature of a gas-burning lamp or bracket, through which the gas is caused to issue for consumption.
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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Can be reheated in a dry iron skillet, over your gas-burner flame or in the oven wrapped in foil.
These he tore into very small fragments and burned the bits, — holding them over a gas-burner and letting the ashes fall into a large china plate.
The American traveller, in the present case, declined to believe that his bedroom was in a complete finished state without a gas-burner.
A simple gas-burner was alight over the counter crowded with phials.
From the gas-burner which he lit rose a flame equal to a jet of electric light.
Trent jerked the gas-burner into gear and screamed away.
Then he picked up from a little table a long iron tube, the end of which, resting on the table, terminated in a gas-burner that looked as though it had just been taken from some gas-cooking range.
This requires scales accurate to within 10 to 15 grams, a container for measuring out exactly 1 litre and a way of drying out the material: a drying kiln or oven, or a gas-burner and pan (maximum temperature: 105°C).
I haven't sold only three all day, sir; do, please sir, _do_ buy some! 'and as he stood under the one gas-burner which lit the hotel-porch, I saw that his eyes were red with weeping.
A single gas-burner threw a dim, uncertain light over the old desk, and lit up the figure of a tall, gray-headed man, who was bending over it.