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stoke

 (stōk)
v. stoked, stok·ing, stokes
v.tr.
1. To stir up and feed (a fire or furnace).
2. To feed fuel to and tend the fire of (a furnace).
v.intr.
1. To feed or tend a furnace or fire.
2. Informal To eat steadily and in large quantities.

[Back-formation from stoker.]

stoke

(stəʊk)
vb
1. to feed, stir, and tend (a fire, furnace, etc)
2. (tr) to tend the furnace of; act as a stoker for
[C17: back formation from stoker]

stoke

(stoʊk)

v. stoked, stok•ing. v.t.
1. to poke, stir up, and feed (a fire).
2. to tend the fire of (a furnace); supply with fuel.
v.i.
3. to shake up the coals of a fire.
4. to tend a fire or furnace.
[1675–85; < Dutch stoken to feed or stock a fire; see stock]

stoke


Past participle: stoked
Gerund: stoking

Imperative
stoke
stoke
Present
I stoke
you stoke
he/she/it stokes
we stoke
you stoke
they stoke
Preterite
I stoked
you stoked
he/she/it stoked
we stoked
you stoked
they stoked
Present Continuous
I am stoking
you are stoking
he/she/it is stoking
we are stoking
you are stoking
they are stoking
Present Perfect
I have stoked
you have stoked
he/she/it has stoked
we have stoked
you have stoked
they have stoked
Past Continuous
I was stoking
you were stoking
he/she/it was stoking
we were stoking
you were stoking
they were stoking
Past Perfect
I had stoked
you had stoked
he/she/it had stoked
we had stoked
you had stoked
they had stoked
Future
I will stoke
you will stoke
he/she/it will stoke
we will stoke
you will stoke
they will stoke
Future Perfect
I will have stoked
you will have stoked
he/she/it will have stoked
we will have stoked
you will have stoked
they will have stoked
Future Continuous
I will be stoking
you will be stoking
he/she/it will be stoking
we will be stoking
you will be stoking
they will be stoking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stoking
you have been stoking
he/she/it has been stoking
we have been stoking
you have been stoking
they have been stoking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stoking
you will have been stoking
he/she/it will have been stoking
we will have been stoking
you will have been stoking
they will have been stoking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stoking
you had been stoking
he/she/it had been stoking
we had been stoking
you had been stoking
they had been stoking
Conditional
I would stoke
you would stoke
he/she/it would stoke
we would stoke
you would stoke
they would stoke
Past Conditional
I would have stoked
you would have stoked
he/she/it would have stoked
we would have stoked
you would have stoked
they would have stoked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stoke - stir up or tend; of a fire
tend - manage or run; "tend a store"

stoke

verb fuel, rekindle, add fuel to, tend, keep burning She was stoking the fire with sticks of maple.
Translations
يُزَوِّد بالوَقود
přiložit
komme brændsel på
bæta á
kūrikaskurstyti ugnį
piepildīt ar kurināmo
ateşe kömür/yakıt atmak

stoke

[stəʊk] VT (also stoke up)
1. [+ fire, furnace] → atizar
2. (fig) [+ fears, hopes] → cebar
stoke up
A. VI + ADV (lit) → cebar el hogar, echar carbón a la lumbre (= eat) → atiborrarse
B. VT + ADV = stoke

stoke

[ˈstəʊk] vt
[+ fire, furnace] → alimenter
[+ fears, interest] → alimenter
stoke up
vt sep
[+ fire, furnace] → alimenter
[+ fears, interest] → alimenter

stoke

vt furnace(be)heizen, beschicken (spec); fireschüren; (fig) inflation, fears, conflict, speculationanheizen, schüren

stoke

:
stokehold
n (Naut) → Heizraum m
stokehole
n
(Naut) → Heizraum m
(in furnace) → Schürloch nt

stoke

[stəʊk] vt (also stoke up) (fire) → attizzare; (furnace) → alimentare

stoke

(stəuk) verb
to put coal or other fuel on (a fire) eg in the furnace of a boiler etc. The men stoked the furnaces.
ˈstoker noun
stoke up
to stoke. Have they stoked up (the fires)?
References in classic literature ?
So one by one the old, dingy, and unsanitary factories will come down--it will be cheaper to build new; and so the steamships will be provided with stoking machinery, and so the dangerous trades will be made safe, or substitutes will be found for their products.
Tarwater, stoking the fire, would sometimes ask Liverpool, beating now one released hand and now the other as he fought for circulation where he steered in the freezing stern-sheets.
In the stokehold the plump donkeyman toiled with his shovel mutely, as if his tongue had been cut out; but the second was carrying on like a noisy, undaunted maniac, who had preserved his skill in the art of stoking under a marine boiler.