BUNSEN

Bunsen, Robert Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

(noun) German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Proper noun

Bunsen

A German surname.

Noun

Bunsen (plural Bunsens)

(chemistry, informal) Bunsen burner

Source: Wiktionary



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