Word family noun boil boiler adjective boiling verb boil
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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boilerboil‧er /ˈbɔɪlə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable] TPTEa container for boiling water that is part of a steam engine, or is used to provide heating in a house
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boilerAll were found to have boiler capacity of less than 150 megawatts.The idea of a complex structure can be applied to equipment manufactured by different suppliers, e.g. central heating boilers.To provide a focus, Section 11. 4 describes three conceptual approaches to oil boiler conversion to gas-coal burning.It also became apparent that a means of removing hardness salts in water was necessary, particularly for steam raising boilers.If the temperature of the heating system seems erratic, the fault may lie with the boiler thermostat.However many of the considerations which apply to small utility boilers are directly applicable to large industrial boilers.Fortunately, many of the considerations applicable to smaller utility boilers are directly applicable to large industrial boilers.