Burner



a person or thing that burns.
that part of a gas fixture, lamp, etc., from which flame issues or in which it is produced.
any apparatus or receptacle in which fuel or refuse is burned.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
Boys’ Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates
Mechanical Devices in the Home Edith Louise Allen
Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4 Various
Common Science Carleton W. Washburne

noun
the part of a stove, lamp, etc, that produces flame or heat
an apparatus for burning something, as fuel or refuse: an oil burner
n.

The electric chair (1920s+)
A superlative performer; the TOPS: He showed he was a burner at the combine (1950s+)
A pistol, esp a .22-caliber revolver (1920s+)

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