ash-pan definition

  • noun:
    • a receptacle fitted under the grate in which ashes collect consequently they are removed.
    • A pan underneath the grate of a boiler or other fire, into which ashes and clinker may fall and become caught if the fire is sliced and/or hearth cleaned.
    • a receptacle fitted beneath the grate by which ashes gather and are also eliminated

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