Definition of Stokehole

1. Noun. (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired.

Exact synonyms: Fireroom, Stokehold
Category relationships: Navigation, Sailing, Seafaring
Generic synonyms: Chamber



Definition of Stokehole

1. n. The mouth to the grate of a furnace; also, the space in front of the furnace, where the stokers stand.

Definition of Stokehole

1. Noun. (nautical) The place in a steamship in which stokers fed the boilers with coal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stokehole

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stokehole

stoicizes
stoicizing
stoicly
stoics
stoit
stoited
stoiter
stoitered
stoiters
stoiting
stoits
stoke
stoked
stokehold
stokeholds
stokehole (current term)
stokeholes
stoker
stokers
stokes
stokes' aster
stokesias
stokesite
stokey
stoking
stokvel
stokvels
stola
stolae
stolas

Literary usage of Stokehole

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1. The Marine Steam Engine: Its Construction, Action and Management. A Manual by Carl Busley (1902)
"77- stokehole Arrangements. 1) The special arrangements in the stoke-hole ... The stokehole floor should be placed at such a height that the fires can be ..."

2. The Marine Steam Engine, Its Construction, Action and Management: A Manual by Karl Busley (1902)
"§77- stokehole Arrangements. 1) The special arrangements in the stoke-hole for carrying on the s+°^°le work may be classified as relating to I. ..."

3. Transactions of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (1896)
"A The first arrangement mentioned, the closed stokehole, ... The air pressure carried is f-inch in the stokehole, burning 25'9 Ibs. of coal per square foot ..."

4. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1897)
"It will be seen by the Plan that the main approach to Section A was by the great corridor in front of the house. 14. The stokehole to No. 10. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Relating to Maritime Law: Containing All the Decisions of by James Perronet Aspinall, Butler Aspinall, Geoffrey Hutchinson, James. A. Petrie, F. A. P. Rowe, Bruce Farthing (1873)
"B. Watt indeed says that, before he left her the first time, he lifted one of the stokehole plates, and that the water was then nearly on a level with the ..."

6. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1889)
"unii- compartment as the stokehole and the engine, to get a closed ... it seems to me to be simplicity itself to close in the stokehole ; that is to say, ..."

7. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1898)
"7 shows the application of the Boyle System of Ventilation to the stokehole, involving an entire revolution in the present mode of ventilating that part of ..."

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