What does burner mean?

Definitions for burner
ˈbɜr nərburn·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word burner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. burnernoun

    an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)

    "a diesel engine is an oil burner"

  2. burnernoun

    the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking

    "the electric range had one large burner and three smaller one"


  1. burnernoun

    Someone or something which burns.

  2. burnernoun

    An element on a kitchen stove that generates localized heat for cooking.

  3. burnernoun

    A device that generates localized heat for experiments; a bunsen burner.

  4. burnernoun

    A device that burns fuel; e.g. a diesel engine; a hot-air balloon's propulsion system.

  5. burnernoun

    A device for burning refuse; an incinerator

  6. burnernoun

    A device that allows data or music to be stored on a CDR or CD-ROM.

  7. burnernoun

    A mobile phone used for only a short time and then thrown away so that the owner cannot be traced.

  8. Burnernoun

    A participant in the Burning Man festival.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Burnernoun

    A person that burns any thing.

    Etymology: from burn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burnernoun

    one who, or that which, burns or sets fire to anything

  2. Burnernoun

    the part of a lamp, gas fixture, etc., where the flame is produced


  1. Burner

    Burner, also known as Crucible is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe whose first appearance was in Captain America Annual #4.


  1. Burner

    Ad Hoc Labs, makers of Burner is a privacy layer for your phone, providing alias phone numbers at the push of a button.

Rap Dictionary

  1. burnernoun

    A large piece of graffiti involving many colors, making it bright and colorful. It usually refers to whole-car productions on subways.

  2. burnernoun

    A Female or Male person infected with a STD who sleeps around with more people are classified as a burner. (D.C.)

  3. burnernoun

    A gun.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Burner is ranked #13578 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Burner surname appeared 2,233 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Burner.

    91.4% or 2,043 total occurrences were White.
    3.6% or 82 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 54 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 26 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 14 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.6% or 14 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burner in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of burner in a Sentence

  1. Peter Odom:

    They're looking for someone with singed eyebrows and maybe burned hands. Because the burner often gets burned.

  2. Rex Hudler:

    He hit a worm burner

  3. Kathleen Romig:

    But do I log on regularly to check my account? Absolutely not - and I'm much more interested in Social Security than most people, but that seems deeply normal to me - people are busy and once they've logged on once, they don't bother to do it again. It goes on the back burner.

  4. Ole Hansen:

    Geopolitical risk like this has been on the back burner for a while because we've been focussing on global oversupply, this news has not made the oversupply go away. The upside potential is limited unless something escalates. We need to see how this unfolds over the next couple of days.

  5. Donald Trump:

    We're going to Poland and then we may be going to Denmark -- not for this reason at all. But we're looking at it( purchasing Greenland). It's not number one on the burner.

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