Recent Examples of boiler from the Web
A steamboat whistle attached to the boiler room for morning wake-up call.
Boilers grew from the size of a small garage to many stories high.
Another big crowd, another big win, more coal in the boiler for a leap to MLS.
Those boiler-room lies in Miami Lakes and Marina Del Rey, Califonria, led to a six-year, $23 million fraud — and the conviction last week of four people from South Florida and one from California.
Its 11-foot bronze propeller, guns, torpedo tube and boilers were conclusive evidence that the ship was the McCulloch.
OEC, or Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores (Order of the Eccentric Boilers, in grammatically incorrect Latin) just celebrated its third anniversary in Oxford.
There were worries about exposed gas pipes in recent weeks, as well as concerns about garbage posing a fire risk and the placement of boilers and heaters.
Workers in hot indoor environments such as firefighters, bakers, factory and boiler room workers also are at risk when the temperature rises, OSHA said.
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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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