[ fahyuh r-toob, -tyoob ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌtub, -ˌtyub /
any boiler for generating steam by passing hot gases and other combustible products through tubes (fire tubes) immersed in water to a chimney or uptake.
Compare water-tube boiler.
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