Stokehold
Stokehold Stoke"hold`, n. (Naut.) The space, or any of the spaces, in front of the boilers of a ship, from which the furnaces are fed; the stokehole of a ship; also, a room containing a ship's boilers; as, forced draft with closed stokehold; -- called also, in American ships, {fireroom}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • stokehold — [stōk′hōld΄] n. 1. a room in which the boilers are stoked on a ship 2. STOKEHOLE (sense 2) * * * stoke·hold (stōkʹhōld ) n. The area or compartment into which a ship s furnaces or boilers open. * * * …   Universalium

  • stokehold — [stōk′hōld΄] n. 1. a room in which the boilers are stoked on a ship 2. STOKEHOLE (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • stokehold — noun Date: 1887 the boiler room of a ship …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stokehold — noun a chamber where a ships furnaces are stoked …   Wiktionary

  • stokehold — ship’s furnace chamber Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • stokehold — noun a compartment in a steamship in which the boilers and furnace are housed …   English new terms dictionary

  • stokehold — /ˈstoʊkhoʊld/ (say stohkhohld) noun the space or compartment containing the furnaces, boilers, etc., of a ship. {stoke1 + hold2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stokehold — n. a compartment in a steamship, containing its boilers and furnace …   Useful english dictionary

  • fireroom — Stokehold Stoke hold , n. (Naut.) The space, or any of the spaces, in front of the boilers of a ship, from which the furnaces are fed; the stokehole of a ship; also, a room containing a ship s boilers; as, forced draft with closed stokehold;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fireroom — noun (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired • Syn: ↑stokehold, ↑stokehole • Topics: ↑seafaring, ↑navigation, ↑sailing • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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