a portable or fixed apparatus that furnishes heat for warmth, cooking, etc., commonly using coal, oil, gas, wood, or electricity as a source of power.
a heated chamber or box for some special purpose, as a drying room or a kiln for firing pottery.
to treat with or subject to heat, as in a stove.
Other definitions for stove (2 of 2)
a simple past tense and past participle of stave.
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How to use stove in a sentence
In electric stoves, the broiler is a coil of metal that gets hot as hell but never lets out flames.
She did give us some instructions, like how to use the wood stove, but she didn’t charge us.
While nothing can beat the satisfaction of consuming them at an actual diner, these pancakes are almost as good coming off your own stove.The Best Pancake Recipes, According to Eater Editors | Eater Staff | February 1, 2021 | Eater
Given their varying cooking skills and some units not including full stoves, the players frequent Roaming Rooster, Chipotle and Negril, a Jamaican restaurant.The Howard Bison’s hopes for a dream basketball season have turned into a nightmare | Tramel Raggs | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
In the annual grant application for extra state funding, Varahn secured a bigger clothing allowance — $200 per resident — and a double-oven stove for the communal kitchen.“We Don’t Even Know Who Is Dead or Alive”: Trapped Inside an Assisted Living Facility During the Pandemic | by Ava Kofman | November 30, 2020 | ProPublica
Upstairs, in the living room, splintered logs of hemlock cackled and spat from inside the wood stove.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau | Ian Frisch | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Putin, with his comments Friday, just moved it to the front of the stove.
I was stuck between the sink and the stove, which I thought was fantastic!Julianna Margulies's Favorite 'The Good Wife' Scenes | Julianna Margulies | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is also a mysterious Moomin ancestor who lives permanently in the stove.
He is, however, obedient about not turning on the stove burner without permission.
Elmer Spiker, mine host of the inn, was huddled close to the stove, and was reading by the light of a lamp.
Henry Holmes was standing with his back to the stove, one hand wagging up and down at the solemn line of figures on the bench.
Improved stove pipings are now being manufactured in the States which in appearance exactly resemble cast-iron.Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
Suddenly he took them in his arms and walked quickly over to the stove, his eye roving in search of a match-box.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Elmer Spiker folded the county paper and came around to our side of the stove.
British Dictionary definitions for stove (1 of 2)
another word for cooker (def. 1)
any heating apparatus, such as a kiln
to process (ceramics, metalwork, etc) by heating in a stove
Scot to stew (meat, vegetables, etc)
British Dictionary definitions for stove (2 of 2)
a past tense and past participle of stave
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