steam-boiler

steam-boiler

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a vessel in which water is boiled to generate steam. An industrial boiler usually consists of a system of parallel tubes through which water passes, suspended above a furnace
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In another, the ground was cumbered with rusty iron monsters of steam-boilers, wheels, cranks, pipes, furnaces, paddles, anchors, diving-bells, windmill-sails, and I know not what strange objects, accumulated by some speculator, and grovelling in the dust, underneath which - having sunk into the soil of their own weight in wet weather - they had the appearance of vainly trying to hide themselves.
Replace factory-installed pipe plugs in steam-boiler water-level controls and low-water cutoff piping connections with short pipe nipples and pipe caps.