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Argand burner an oil or gas burner having a metal tube inside a cylindrical wick, through which air is conducted directly to the flame.
back burner a state of temporary low priority (usu. prec. by "on the").
Bunsen burner a cylindrical burner, used in laboratories, that has holes at the bottom where air enters, mixes with gas, and produces a hot blue flame.
front burner (informal) the state of top priority or principal consideration (usu. prec. by on the).
gas burner the nozzle at the end of a gas fixture; gas jet.