dead firing


firing of a furnace or boiler at less than normal operating temperature in order to maintain conditions desirable during a period of idleness.

Nearby words

  1. dead drop,
  2. dead drunk,
  3. dead duck,
  4. dead end,
  5. dead fingers,
  6. dead freight,
  7. dead from the neck up,
  8. dead hand,
  9. dead heart,
  10. dead heat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019