Meker burner

Mek·er burn·er

noun \ˈmek-ər-ˌbər-nər\

Definition of MEKER BURNER

: 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)\ , Georges (flourished 1897–1914), French chemist. Méker introduced the Meker burner in an article published in 1909.

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