waterwall

noun

Definition of waterwall

1 : a wall built beside or around a body of water
2 : an arrangement of pipes carrying water and so grouped as to form a protective wall between a fire (as in a boiler) and the lining of a furnace

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History and Etymology for waterwall

Middle English waterwal, from water + wal wall

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“Waterwall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterwall. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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