Recent Examples of boiler from the Web
For now, most of that biogas is simply burned off, or flared, though some helps heat the plant’s boilers, said Pam Elardo, a deputy commissioner for the department.
Authorities say defective boiler may have caused an apparent carbon monoxide leak at a Fargo hotel that sent a child to the hospital and sickened others.
Grei twill boiler suit Inspired by 1940s coveralls, this update to the classic flight jumpsuit is made from breathable cotton but made in a dark, versatile color.
Although McCoy was educated as an engineer, writes the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame, the discriminatory management of the railroad thought a black man couldn’t be an engineer, and he was hired to work in the boiler room of trains as a fireman.
The office fills what had been the boiler room of the monks' dormitory, or rectory.
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First Known Use of boiler
BOILER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boiler for English Language Learners
: a large container in which water is heated to produce steam in an engine
BOILER Defined for Kids
Definition of boiler for Students
1 : a container in which something is boiled
2 : a tank heating and holding water
3 : a strong metal container used in making steam (as to heat buildings)
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