burner burner  /ˈbɜr nər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse)
  2. (n) the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking

Usage(s):

  1. A 12X burner, on the other hand, will do the job in six minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, people were putting oil burners in their basements.
  3. Furthermore, as a DVD burner, the HP DC3000 is terrific with an asterisk.

News

  1. Rochester Man Accused of Setting Fire To House Using Gas Stove

    Police say Christopher Young, 23, was fighting with a woman when he set a fire using the burner on the gas stove.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: YNN Rochester

  2. Who needs the NSA? Your dishwasher is already watching every move you make

    In the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s disclosures about alleged surveillance programs by the National Security Agency, it’s tempting to undertake a wholesale rethink of your online behavior, get a burner ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Burner won't stop learning

    Paul Makulinski, left, and Ty Burner, right, announce plans to continue golfing in college. Burner and Makulinski played for Steve Burner, center, at Woodmore. Burner will play at Tiffin University and Makulinski at Lourdes College.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

Quotes

  1. "The president seems to have placed diplomacy on the back-burner again," Byrd said.
    on Jan 12, 2007 By: Robert Byrd Source: Washington Post

  2. "I told myself years ago that if I ever become a free agent, I'm going over here with the Angels," Hunter said. "But at the time of my free agency, they had a center fielder already, so I kind of threw them on the back burner and looked at...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Torii Hunter Source: USA Today

  3. "Put the politics on the back burner and run the government," Musharraf said.
    on Mar 9, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: FOXNews

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