Boiler - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɔɪlər|  American pronunciation of the word boiler
Brit.  |ˈbɔɪlə|  British pronunciation of the word boiler

noun

- sealed vessel where water is converted to steam
- a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid (syn: kettle)

Examples

The boiler of a locomotive burst.

The boiler burns oil to produce heat.

A new boiler would pay for itself within two years.

The boiler was puffing thick black smoke.

Word forms

noun
singular: boiler
plural: boilers
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