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Bunsen burner

1879, named for Prof. Robert Wilhelm Bunsen (1811-1899) of Heidelberg, who invented it in 1855. He also was co-inventor of the spectroscope.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Bunsen burner from WordNet

bunsen burner (n.)
a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air;
Synonyms: bunsen / etna
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