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Meker burner

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noun Mek·er burn·er \ˈmek-ər-ˌbər-nər\

Medical Definition of Meker burner

  1. :  a laboratory gas burner that differs from a typical Bunsen burner in having a constriction in the tube and a grid at the top of the burner causing the flame of burning gas to consist of a number of short blue inner cones and a large single outer cone and to be hotter generally than the flame of a Bunsen burner



Biographical Note for meker burner

Méker \ˈmā-kā(r)\play , Georges (flourished 1897–1914), French chemist. Méker introduced the Meker burner in an article published in 1909.


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