What does the word burner mean?

Usage examples for burner

  1. There is a single or double- roofed gateway, with highly- coloured figures in niches on either side; the paved temple- court, with more or fewer stone or bronze lanterns; amainu, or heavenly dogs, in stone on stone pedestals; stone sarcophagi, roofed over or not, for holy water; a flight of steps; a portico, continued as a verandah all round the temple; a roof of tremendously disproportionate size and weight, with a peculiar curve; a square or oblong hall divided by a railing from a " chancel" with a high and low altar, and a shrine containing Buddha, or the divinity to whom the chapel is dedicated; an incense- burner, and a few ecclesiastical ornaments. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. The burner is illustrated clearly in Fig. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  3. Then Constance lit another burner of the chandelier. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett