pellet stove

noun

: a stove that supplies heat by burning wood pellets
Have you considered a pellet stove? It burns compressed sawdust chunks, is easier to maintain and is more user-friendly than its wood-burning cousin. Ken Moon

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Second, this pellet stove uses electricity, rendering it useless if the power goes out. Hannah Jones, Country Living, 29 Sep. 2022 There are a couple of downsides to any pellet stove that should be noted, though. Hannah Jones, Country Living, 29 Sep. 2022 My gaze fell on the pellet stove, which had turned cold. Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, 10 June 2022 The three-level end-unit includes a main floor with vaulted ceilings, large skylight, dining-living room with wood-pellet stove, kitchen with laundry stack and breakfast area, and wood deck looking out on the trees. The Week Staff, The Week, 12 June 2022 Tents are furnished with beds, pellet stove, mini-fridge and fire pit. Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, 10 June 2022 The lower level holds a family room with pellet stove, plus an office, half bath, laundry, and garage access. Jon Gorey, BostonGlobe.com, 10 June 2022 On-site, there's a pellet stove in the lobby and picnic tables and a fire pit in the yard, where guests can chat with the owner, hang out with her resident pups, or let their own dogs romp off-leash. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 8 Jan. 2022 Left of the entry, the bright living and dining room is anchored by a pellet stove. BostonGlobe.com, 7 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pellet stove was in 1983

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“Pellet stove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pellet%20stove. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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