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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are tended

Usage examples (31)
  • Still another shell went down the funnel, disabling the stokehole and making it impossible to keep up a full head of steam.
  • During this time the stokehole hatches were open, but the fans were kept running at slow speed to maintain a moderate draught.
  • The explosion wrecked the stokehole just forward of amidship and, judging by the speed with which the cruiser sank, tore the bottom open.
  • It put the touch of home, swate home in the stokehole. for more
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