They usually take the form of cast iron open stoves fitted with a number of Bunsen burners which heat perforated lumps of asbestos.
A water pipe of copper or wrought iron is passed through a cylinder in which gas or oil heating burners are placed.
The former is often a rich oil-gas, stored in steel reservoirs under the coaches at a pressure of six or seven atmospheres, and passed through a reducing valve to the burners; these used to be of the ordinary fish-tail type, but inverted incandescent mantles are coming into increasing use.
The destruction of trees by charcoal-burners has resulted in the almost complete deforestation of the island.
As regards street lighting, the extended use of burners with incandescent mantles has been of good effect.
The term parlour bronzes serves to designate objects for domestic use, as flower-vases, incense-burners and alcove ornaments.
Ragot and others made burners in which two jets of acetylene, coming from two tubes placed some little distance apart, impinged and splayed each other out into a butterfly flame.
Before it reaches the burners at the furnaces.
If a long glass tube with plane ends, and containing some pellets of sodium is heated in the middle by a row of burners, the cool ends remain practically vacuous and do not become obscured.
Up to the middle of the 19th century the destruction of forests by timber-cutters, by charcoal-burners, and above all by shifting cultivation, was allowed to go on everywhere unchecked.
The destruction of the forests by timbercutters and charcoal-burners has been allowed to go on unchecked, no plantations have been laid out, and nothing has been done for forest conservation.
And of course the Nazis were ardent book burners themselves.