steam boiler
noun Date: 1805 a boiler for producing steam

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  • Steam boiler — Steam Steam (st[=e]m), n. [OE. stem, steem, vapor, flame, AS. ste[ a]m vapor, smoke, odor; akin to D. stoom steam, perhaps originally, a pillar, or something rising like a pillar; cf. Gr. sty ein to erect, sty^los a pillar, and E. stand.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steam boiler — n. a tank in which water is heated to produce steam and hold it under pressure …   English World dictionary

  • steam boiler — garo katilas statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Katilas gaminti vandens garui, naudojant kuro degimo šilumą arba technologinių krosnių karštus degimo produktus (utilizacinis katilas), arba elektros energiją (elektrinis garo katilas). Katilų… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • steam boiler — noun sealed vessel where water is converted to steam • Syn: ↑boiler • Derivationally related forms: ↑boil (for: ↑boiler) • Hypernyms: ↑vessel …   Useful english dictionary

  • steam boiler — noun A boiler that is designed to produce and withstand the pressure of steam at 300psi (2070kPa) or less …   Wiktionary

  • steam boiler — A boiler used for producing steam and holding it under pressure; an inherently dangerous instrumentality. Rosenfeld v Albert Smith & Son, Inc. 180 App Div 691, 168 NYS 214, affd 227 NY 613, 125 NE 924 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • steam boiler — a receptacle in which water is boiled to generate steam. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • steam boiler — device used to boil water into steam …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Steam Boiler —   A type of furnace in which fuel is burned and the heat is used to produce steam …   Energy terms

  • Steam boiler —   A type of furnace in which fuel is burned and the heat is used to produce steam.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

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