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burner

[′bər·nər]
(chemical engineering)
A furnace where sulfur or sulfide ore are burned to produce sulfur dioxide and other gases.
(engineering)
The part of a fluid-burning device at which the flame is produced.
Any burning device used to soften old paint to aid in its removal.
A worker who operates a kiln which burns brick or tile.
A worker who alters the properties of a mineral substance by burning.
A worker who uses a flame-cutting torch to cut metals.
(mechanical engineering)
A unit of a steam boiler which mixes and directs the flow of fuel and air so as to ensure rapid ignition and complete combustion.

burner

That part of a furnace, boiler, etc., where the flame is produced.

burner

burner
A typical atomizer type burner.
A component of a jet engine combustion system. Its purpose is to introduce fuel into the combustion chamber in a state in which it will burn efficiently. The two types of burners are atomizer and vaporizer.

burner

A drive that writes write-once optical discs such as CD-Rs and DVD-Rs. A "burner" implies a one-time recording, but the term is erroneously used to refer to drives that "write" to re-recordable CD-RW and DVD-RW/+RW media as well. See burn, CD-R and DVD-R.