Burner meaning

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(chemistry) A device that generates localized heat for experiments; a bunsen burner.
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One that burns, especially:
  • A device, as in a furnace, stove, or gas lamp, that is lighted to produce a flame.
  • A device on a stovetop, such as a gas jet or electric element, that produces heat.
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A sharp pain caused by compression of a nerve, often resulting from a sports injury.
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The part of a stove, furnace, etc. from which the flame or heat comes.
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An apparatus for burning fuel or trash; furnace, incinerator, etc.
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A device for copying digital data onto a CD, DVD, etc.
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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.
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Someone or something which burns.
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An element on a kitchen stove that generates localized heat for cooking.
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A device that burns fuel; e.g. a diesel engine; a hot-air balloon's propulsion system.
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A device for burning refuse; an incinerator.
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(computing) A device that allows data or music to be stored on a CDR or CD-ROM.
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(slang) A mobile phone used for only a short time and then thrown away so that the owner cannot be traced.
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(slang) An elaborate piece of graffiti.
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A participant in the Burning Man festival.
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on the back burner
  • As a low priority:
    Kept the project on the back burner all summer.
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on the front burner
  • As a high priority.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

on the front burner