burner

All Noun
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  • That's why I always keep some of these out-door free-burners on hand. Cited from The Spenders, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I think that kind of on the back burner is sufficient for now.
  • He thus began a long court battle and most of his musical activities got pushed to the back burner.
  • So, the idea was put on back burner for some time.
  • For the most part, this conflict may be put on the back burner for the time being.
  • I went up at once, and the form came out and stood in very fair light from the gas-burners. Cited from Seen and Unseen, by E. Katharine Bates
  • However, they offered him to a job he could not turn down, so the project was put on back burner.
  • It is better to run one burner than to burn two low, as they frequently go out. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • Yet, the project was put on the back burner for reasons unknown.
  • She went over to the door, and turned out two burners, leaving only one alight. Cited from The Way of Ambition, by Robert Hichens
  • At first I thought I must have let off the burner.
  • Once inside his room, he struck a match, and lighted one of the two gas-burners. Cited from Mystery of Murray Davenport, by Robert N. Stephens
  • An oil burner engine is a steam engine that uses oil as its fuel.
  • The trying times did not last however and the project was put on the back burner until the early 1990s.
  • This is done on the open burners on top of the range. Cited from Fowler's Household Helps, by A. L. Fowler
  • Such are all the burners for heat rather than light. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, December, 1880, by Various
  • I turn on the light -- two, three, yes, four burners, and wish for more. Cited from The Inner Sisterhood, by Douglass Sherley et al.
  • But it's there and it will now be on the back burner.
  • I fear me so, for the lime-burners failed to make it out. Cited from Noto/Unexplored Corner of Japan by Percival Lowell
  • It was broken, but two of the five burners were in commission, and could be used. Cited from Tom Swift And His Wireless Message, V. Appleton #6
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Words starting with burner

Synonyms of burner

Meaning of burner

  • noun An apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)
    a diesel engine is an oil burner
  • noun 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