stokehole


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stoke·hole

 (stōk′hōl′)
n.
1. The space about the opening in a furnace or boiler.
2. Nautical A stokehold.

[Translation of Dutch stookgat.]

stokehole

(ˈstəʊkˌhəʊl)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) another word for stokehold
2. (Railways) a hole in a furnace through which it is stoked

stoke•hole

(ˈstoʊkˌhoʊl)

n.
1. Also, stoke•hold (-ˌhoʊld) fireroom.
2. a hole in a furnace through which the fire is stoked.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stokehole - (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or firedstokehole - (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

stokehole

[ˈstəʊkhəʊl] Nboca f del horno
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WAR While cleaning out the stokehole, the starboard ventilator, under which he was working, was smashed, as it was believed, by a large lump of coal falling from a railway truck, from which coal was being tipped into the hold.