Purves flue

noun Pur·ves flue \ˈpərvə̇s-\
variants: or

Purves tube


Definition of Purves flue

  1. :  a boiler flue with thickened transverse ribs or corrugations rather widely spaced

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Origin and Etymology of purves flue

after Purves, 19th century English engineer, its inventor

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capable of being understood in two ways

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