Origin of boiler
Examples from the Web for boiler
Contemporary Examples of boiler
“Hayden took J.W. into a boiler room in the City of Ferguson jail,” the papers charge.
She held on to the hair as Hayden led her further back into the boiler room.
They look at each other meaningfully—and repair to the boiler room for some torrid sex.‘Halt and Catch Fire’ and AMC’s Push to Reset Dramas
May 30, 2014
Workers on the iron horse shoveled coal into a boiler, which propelled the engine and sent steam and smoke billowing into the sky.Diesel Trains May Soon Use Natural Gas Instead
The Daily Beast
May 27, 2014
Patterson made the boiler plate "Palin comparison" pun and got a few generous laughs from the jubilant crowd.Where We Found Ethan Hawke, Harvey Weinstein, and Jessica Alba Last Night
November 5, 2008
Historical Examples of boiler
It's much better you didn't recognise us; these boiler explosions are so messy.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
The boiler leaked at nearly every hole where a tap had been screwed into it.
It was red from heat, and the water was bubbling away in its boiler.The Dream
The only resource he had, was to consult the boiler, and wait impatiently for Barnaby's return.Barnaby Rudge
The water was inside the tubes, and the fire of the boiler outside.
1540s, agent noun from boil (v.). Meaning "vessel for boiling" is from 1725; steam engine sense is from 1757.