Definitions for bunsenˈbʌn sən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bun•senˈbʌn sən(n.)

  1. Robert Wilhelm, 1811–99, German chemist.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bunsen, Robert Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm Bunsen(noun)

    German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)

  2. bunsen burner, bunsen, etna(noun)

    a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air

Wiktionary

  1. Bunsen(Noun)

    Bunsen burner

  2. Bunsen(ProperNoun)

    Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, German chemist

Freebase

  1. Bunsen

    Bunsen is a lunar crater that lies near the northwestern limb of the Moon. It is located to the west of the Oceanus Procellarum and the crater von Braun. To the southeast is the crater Lavoisier, and to the northeast lies Gerard. Northwest of Bunsen, on the far side of the Moon, is McLaughlin. Due to its position this crater appears foreshortened when viewed from the Earth, and its visibility is affected by libration. This crater has become considerably worn and eroded by subsequent impacts, leaving a formation that has been described as disintegrated. The most intact portion of the rim is along the northeastern side. There is a smaller, crater-like formation intruding into the southeastern rim. Within the crater, the floor is pitted by tiny impacts, and has a rille system of criss-crossing clefts near the northern and southern rims. There is a low ridge near the southwest corner of the interior.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bunsen(noun)

a gas burner which produces a smokeless flame of great heating power

Several of the bunsens in the chemistry laboratory are out of order.

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