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boiler
water-tube boiler

boil·er

 (boi′lər)
n.
1. An enclosed vessel in which water is heated and circulated, either as hot water or as steam, for heating or power.
2. A container, such as a kettle, for boiling liquids.
3. A storage tank for hot water.

boiler

(ˈbɔɪlə)
n
1. (General Engineering) a closed vessel or arrangement of enclosed tubes in which water is heated to supply steam to drive an engine or turbine or provide heat
2. a domestic device burning solid fuel, gas, or oil, to provide hot water, esp for central heating
3. a large tub for boiling laundry
4. (Cookery) a tough old chicken for cooking by boiling

boil•er

(ˈbɔɪ lər)

n.
1. a closed vessel in which water is heated to make steam for powering turbines, supplying heat, etc.
2. a vessel, as a kettle, for boiling or heating.
3. a tank in which water is heated and stored, as for supplying hot water.
[1530–40]
boil′er•less, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boiler - sealed vessel where water is converted to steamboiler - sealed vessel where water is converted to steam
auxiliary boiler, donkey boiler - (nautical) an extra boiler (as a ship's boiler that is used while the ship is in port)
boilerplate - thick plate iron used in the production of boilers
heating plant, heating system, heating, heat - utility to warm a building; "the heating system wasn't working"; "they have radiant heating"
steam engine - external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder
steam whistle - a whistle in which the sound is produced by steam; usually attached to a steam boiler
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
2.boiler - a metal pot for stewing or boilingboiler - a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid
pot - metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
teakettle - kettle for boiling water to make tea
Translations
غلاّيَه، صِهْريجُ الماء السّاخِنمِرْجَل
kotelbojler
centralvarmefyrfyrkedelvarmtvandsbeholder
BoilerKesselSiederWassersieder
höyrykattila
grijač za vodu
bojler
suîuketill; gufuketill
ボイラー
보일러
greleckotliček
panna
หม้อน้ำ
kazanbuhar kazanı
nồi hơi

boiler

[ˈbɔɪləʳ]
A. N
1. (for central heating) → caldera f; (in ship, engine) → calderas fpl (Brit) (for washing clothes) → caldero m, calefón m (S. Cone)
2. (Culin) → gallina f vieja
B. CPD boiler room Nsala f de calderas
boiler suit N (Brit) → mono m, overol m (LAm), mameluco m (S. Cone)

boiler

[ˈbɔɪlər] n (holding water)chaudière fboiler house nchaufferie fboiler room nchaufferie fboiler suit n (British)bleus mpl de travail, bleu m de travail

boiler

n
(domestic) → Boiler m, → Warmwasserbereiter m; (in ship, engine) → (Dampf)kessel m; (old, for washing) → Waschkessel m
(= chicken)Suppenhuhn nt

boiler

:
boiler house
nKesselhaus nt
boilermaker
boilermaking
nKesselbau m
boilerman
nHeizer m
boilerplate letter
n (US) → (Brief)rumpf m
boiler room
nKesselraum m
boiler suit
n (Brit) → Overall m, → blauer Anton (inf), → Blaumann m (inf)

boiler

[ˈbɔɪləʳ] n (gen) → caldaia; (for domestic hot water) → scaldabagno, scaldaacqua m inv

boil1

(boil) verb
1. to turn rapidly from liquid to vapour when heated. I'm boiling the water; The water's boiling.
2. to cook by boiling in water etc. I've boiled the potatoes.
ˈboiler noun
a vessel in which water is heated or steam is produced.
ˈboiling-point noun
the temperature at which something boils.
boil down to
to amount to; to indicate as a final analysis or judgement. It all boils down to money; What it boils down to is that you have to make a choice between family and career.
boil over
to boil and overflow. The pan of water boiled over and spilt on the floor.

boiler

مِرْجَل kotel centralvarmefyr Boiler βραστήρας caldera höyrykattila chaudière grijač za vodu caldaia ボイラー 보일러 boiler kjele bojler caldeira котел panna หม้อน้ำ kazan nồi hơi 锅炉
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Don't you remember that her boiler was to be had out in October, and her bath cistern cleaned out, and all kinds of terrible to-doings?
An' that, o' course, kinder hove him outer water, Julluk runnin' a craft ashore; hove him right aout, I take it, to rememberin' Johnstown an' Jacob Boiler an' such-like reminiscences.
In one company dinner was ready, and the soldiers were gazing eagerly at the steaming boiler, waiting till the sample, which a quartermaster sergeant was carrying in a wooden bowl to an officer who sat on a log before his shelter, had been tasted.
While Joe was absent on this errand, the elder Willet and his three companions continued to smoke with profound gravity, and in a deep silence, each having his eyes fixed on a huge copper boiler that was suspended over the fire.
Because I had its big door sheathed with boiler iron two weeks ago, and triple-locked -- and I've got the keys.
You can whistle till you nearly burst your boiler before they will trouble themselves to hurry.
The hiss of the boiler could be heard on the distant rails, and the rumble of something heavy.
I have always fancied that the end of the earth will be when some enormous boiler, heated to three thousand millions of atmospheric pressure, shall explode and blow up our Globe
Yes, sir; but they had to repair one of her boilers, and so her departure was postponed till to-morrow.
But all in all, taking her from truck to helm, considering the dimensions of the cook's boilers, including his own live parchment boilers; fore and aft, I say, the Samuel Enderby was a jolly ship; of good fare and plenty; fine flip and strong; crack fellows all, and capital from boot heels to hat-band.
The cause of the second explosion was less a mystery than that of the first, the mate attributing it to the bursting of the boilers when the flames had finally reached them; but what had caused the first explosion was a subject of considerable speculation among the stranded company.
This metal, in fact, is the most tenacious, the most ductile, and the most malleable, and consequently suitable for all moulding operations; and when smelted with pit coal, is of superior quality for all engineering works requiring great resisting power, such as cannon, steam boilers, hydraulic presses, and the like.