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Noun: bunsen  bún-sun
  1. A gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air
    - bunsen burner, etna
Noun: Bunsen  bún-sun
  1. German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
    - Robert Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

Derived forms: Bunsens, bunsens

Type of: chemist, gas burner, gas jet

Encyclopedia: Bunsen