water back

noun

Definition of water back

1 : a cistern used in brewing for storing hot or cold water
2a : a reservoir at the back of a wood or coal range for heating and storing water
b : a system of tubes often enclosed in a solid casting, placed in the firebox of a wood or coal range on the side opposite the oven for heating water, and connected with a storage tank separate from the range

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“Water back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20back. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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