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burn·er / ˈbərnər/ • n. a thing that burns something or is burned, in particular: ∎  a part of a stove, lamp, etc., that emits and shapes a flame. ∎  an apparatus in which a fuel is used or an aromatic substance is heated. ∎  an activity that uses something of a specified kind as energy: uphill walking is a great calorie burner. ∎ inf. a handgun. PHRASES: on the back (or front) burner inf. having low (or high) priority: he wants the matter to be put on the back burner.

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burnerAnnapurna, burner, discerner, earner, learner, Myrna, Smyrna, spurner, taverna, turner, Verner, Werner, yearner •woodturner

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