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Bun·sen burn·er

(bŭn'sĕn bern'ĕr),
A gas lamp supplied with lateral openings admitting sufficient air so that the carbon is completely burned, thus giving a very hot but only slightly luminous flame.
[RW Bunsen, 1811-1899]

Bunsen burner

[boo͡n′sən, bun′sən]
Etymology: Robert E.W. Bunsen, German chemist, 1811-1899
a standard laboratory gas burner designed to produce nearly complete combustion in a smokeless flame.

Bunsen burner

A standard laboratory device which is attached to a stream of natural gas (e.g., methane), or a liquefied petroleum gas (e.g., propane and/or butane), which produces an adjustable flame for heating chemical reactions, sterilisation of equipment and combustion.

Bun·sen burn·er

(bŭn'sĕn bŭr'nĕr)
A gas lamp supplied with openings admitting sufficient air that carbon is completely burned, giving a hot but only slightly luminous flame.
[R.W. Bunsen, 1811-1899]

Bunsen,

Robert W., German chemist and physicist, 1811-1899.
Bunsen burner - a gas lamp giving a very hot but only slightly luminous flame.
Bunsen solubility coefficient - the milliliters of gas STPD dissolved per milliliter of liquid and per atmosphere (760 mmHg) partial pressure of the gas at any given temperature.
Bunsen-Roscoe law - in two photochemical reactions, if the product of the intensity of illumination and the time of exposure are equal, the quantities of chemical material undergoing change will be equal. Synonym(s): reciprocity law; Roscoe-Bunsen law
Roscoe-Bunsen law - Synonym(s): Bunsen-Roscoe law
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In 1860, Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff demonstrated how they could identify useful elements such as iron, copper and lead, or sodium and potassium, in potential ores, by the colors that powdered specimens sprinkled into a Bunsen burner flame produced.
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