Definition of Chauffer

1. n. A table stove or small furnace, usually a cylindrical box of sheet iron, with a grate at the bottom, and an open top.



Definition of Chauffer

1. a small furnace [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chauffer

chatting up
chattis
chatty
chaturanga
chatwood
chaud-medley
chaud-medleys
chaudron
chaufe
chaufed
chaufer
chaufers
chaufes
chauff
chauffed
chauffer (current term)
chauffer's fracture
chauffers
chauffeur
chauffeur's fracture
chauffeured
chauffeuring
chauffeurless
chauffeurs
chauffeuse
chauffing
chauffs
chaufing
chauldron
chauldrons

Literary usage of Chauffer

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1. Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1847)
"The tube is then ready to be placed in the furnace or chauffer; this latter is ... The chauffer is placed upon flat bricks, or a piece of stone, Fig. 146. ..."

2. A Handbook of Chemical Manipulation by C[harles] Greville Williams (1857)
"By means of an iron triangle placed over the chauffer, after the chimney is removed, wo at once adapt it to distillations and evaporations. ..."

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