a receptacle in which water is boiled to generate steam.
a vessel in which water is boiled to generate steam. An industrial boiler usually consists of a system of parallel tubes through which water passes, suspended above a furnace
noun 1. the chamber from which steam enters the cylinder of an engine. noun 1. a chamber that encloses the slide valve of a steam engine and forms a manifold for the steam supply to the valve
noun 1. coal with relatively high sulfur content, suited for generating steam but not for coking. noun 1. coal suitable for use in producing steam, as in a steam-boiler
noun 1. an engine worked by steam, typically one in which a sliding piston in a cylinder is moved by the expansive action of the steam generated in a boiler. steam-engine noun 1. an engine that uses the thermal energy of steam to produce mechanical work, esp one in which steam from a boiler is […]
noun 1. something propelled or operated by steam, as a steamship. 2. a person or thing that steams. 3. a device, pot, or container in which something is steamed. 4. soft-shell clam. verb (used without object) 5. to travel by steamship. noun 1. water in the form of an invisible gas or vapor. 2. water […]