steam boiler


noun

a receptacle in which water is boiled to generate steam.

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Origin of steam boiler

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for steam boiler

steam-boiler

noun

a vessel in which water is boiled to generate steam. An industrial boiler usually consists of a system of parallel tubes through which water passes, suspended above a furnace
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