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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sealed vessel where water is converted to steam; A metal pot for stewing or boiling.

Usage examples (25)
  • My grandfather used to tend the boiler that provided heat to a large hospital.
  • The term boiler horse power, therefore, is clearly a measure of evaporation and not of power.
  • Trying to explain boiler start ups or shut downs is commendable.
  • A double boiler is basically a bowl sitting over (not touching) simmering water. for more
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