stokehold


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stoke·hold

 (stōk′hōld′)
n.
The area or compartment into which a ship's furnaces or boilers open.

stokehold

(ˈstəʊkˌhəʊld)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a coal bunker for a ship's furnace
2. (Nautical Terms) the hold for a ship's boilers; fire room
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stokehold - (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or firedstokehold - (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
Translations

stokehold

[ˈstəʊkhəʊld] Ncuarto m de calderas
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Irritated voices were ascending through the skylight and through the fiddle of the stokehold in a harsh and resonant uproar, mingled with angry clangs and scrapes of metal, as if men with limbs of iron and throats of bronze had been quarrelling down there.
Then the noise ceased suddenly, and the second engineer appeared, emerging out of the stokehold streaked with grime and soaking wet like a chimney-sweep coming out of a well.
Subterranean Theatre: The Maurie will delve into the underbelly of the mighty "Scouse Boat", the Mauretania, and immerse the audience into the lives and conflicts of those who worked below the decks in the ship's stokehold.
No stranger to shipboard life, he quickly ran up the fiddly, near the entrance of the stokehold, to standby the fire and repair party, and to assume boarding party duties If called upon.
One of the cylinders of the engine had been completely wrecked, and steam was hissing out in dense, scalding clouds, penetrating to every nook and cranny of the engine-room and stokehold.