Definition of cookstove
: a stove for cooking
Examples of cookstove in a Sentence
a small cookstove that would be appropriate for an apartment
Recent Examples of cookstove from the Web
Cleaner and more efficient energy sources can be part of the solution: A report in 2015 found that switching to solar lanterns and clean cookstoves could save more than $300 million a year in fuel costs at refugee camps.
Campfires and stoves The May 2012 Hewlett fire northwest of Fort Collins raced from a backpacking-style cookstove and consumed 7,600 acres.
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COOKSTOVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cookstove for English Language Learners
: a usually old-fashioned stove that burns wood and can be used for cooking; also : a small stove that is used to cook food outdoors
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