pellet stove


: 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

Examples of pellet stove in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And there are squirt bottles filled with of creosote-preventing liquid, as well as logs and pellets (for pellet stoves) impregnated with these ingredients. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2023 The lower level has a family room with a pellet stove and access to the large garage. Jon Gorey,, 25 Aug. 2023 In 1987, Joe Traeger patented the original pellet smoker, adapted from household pellet stoves. Cosmo Genova, Field & Stream, 11 May 2023 Originally designed for heating homes, pellet stove technology was adapted for the home cook to provide an easy, clean, and convenient way to smoke our favorite meals. Cosmo Genova, Field & Stream, 11 May 2023 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pellet stove was in 1983

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“Pellet stove.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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