Burner


Burner

Burner may refer to:

"Device"
* Gas burner or Oil burner, a mechanical device that burns a gas or liquid fuel into a flame in a controlled manner
* Hot-air balloon device, a device to inflate a hot air balloon
* CD burner, a CD/DVD recording tool.
* Burner, a weapon used by the soldiers of the Mobile Infantry in Robert A. Heinlein's novel "Starship Troopers"
* Raleigh Burner, a 1980's BMX bike manufactured by Raleigh Bicycle Company

"Event or music"
* Burner (Burning Man), an active participant in the annual Burning Man festival
* "Burner" (1994), an album by the Virginia math rock band Breadwinner

"Biological effect"
* Burner or Stinger (medicine), a minor neurological injury suffered mostly by athletes participating in contact sports

Burner is also a slang term for:
* a cell phone meant to be used for only a short term and then thrown away in criminal circumstances; made popular by the HBO television show "The Wire"
* an elaborate piece of graffiti, as opposed to a "tag" or a "throw-up"
* a person with a sexually transmitted disease
* a hooligan
* a gun

ee also

* Burn

A person who smokes copious amount of marijuana.


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  • Burner — Burn er, n. 1. One who, or that which, burns or sets fire to anything. [1913 Webster] 2. The part of a lamp, gas fixture, etc., where the flame is produced. [1913 Webster] {Bunsen s burner} (Chem.), see {Bunsen burner}. {Argand burner}, {Rose… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burner — ► NOUN 1) a part of a cooker, lamp, etc. that emits a flame. 2) an apparatus for burning something …   English terms dictionary

  • burner — [bʉr′nər] n. 1. the part of a stove, furnace, etc. from which the flame or heat comes 2. an apparatus for burning fuel or trash; furnace, incinerator, etc …   English World dictionary

  • burner — n. 1) to light, turn on; turn off a burner 2) a Bunsen; charcoal; gas; oil burner 3) (misc.) (esp. AE) to put smt. on the back burner ( to postpone action on smt. ) * * * [ bɜːnə] charcoal gas oil burner turn off a burner turn on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • burner — burn|er [ˈbə:nə US ˈbə:rnər] n 1.) BrE the part of an ↑oven or heater that produces heat or a flame ▪ a gas burner ↑burner, ↑oven, ↑hotplate, ↑timer 2.) AmE one of the round parts on the top of a ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • burner — UK [ˈbɜː(r)nə(r)] / US [ˈbɜrnər] noun [countable] Word forms burner : singular burner plural burners a) an object used for heating or burning something an incense burner b) one of the parts on the top of a cooker that you heat pans on • See: back …   English dictionary

  • burner — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)nə(r)[/t]] burners N COUNT A burner is a device which produces heat or a flame, especially as part of a cooker, stove, or heater. → See also , front burner He put the frying pan on the gas burner …   English dictionary

  • burner — noun (C) 1 AmE the part of an oven or heater that produces heat or a flame: a gas burner gas ring BrE 2 put sth on the back burner informal to delay dealing with something until a later time: We ve had to put the vacation plans on the back burner …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • burner — [1] A device which tends to consume a lot of material. [2] Device in which burning of fuel takes place. Also see fuel burner gas burner lead burning oil burner …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • burner — Synonyms and related words: Argand burner, acetylene welder, annihilator, arsonist, biblioclast, blast lamp, blowpipe, blowtorch, bomber, burning ghat, caliduct, cinerator, cooker, cookery, cremator, crematorium, crematory, demolisher, destroyer …   Moby Thesaurus