Meker burner

noun

Mek·​er burn·​er ˈmek-ər-ˌbər-nər How to pronounce Meker burner (audio)
: 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

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“Meker burner.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Meker%20burner. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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