boiler definition

  • noun:
    • a specific vessel by which water is heated and circulated, either as warm water or as steam, for heating or energy.
    • A container, particularly a kettle, for boiling liquids.
    • A storage container for hot-water.
    • An apparatus that makes temperature (usually by burning gas) and uses it to warm circulating liquid (or sometimes another liquid) in a closed system that is then employed for room home heating, children's pool home heating, or domestic hot water or commercial procedures.
    • Less frequently, a hot hot water heater.
    • A fuel burning equipment in which liquid is boiled to produce vapor for room home heating, power generation, or industrial processes. (much more exactly) An apparatus by which a heat resource aside from a hot liquid or steam (mostly burning up fuel, exhaust gas from an internal burning engine or gas turbine, waste-heat from an activity, solar power or electricity) can be used to boil water (or hardly ever another fluid), under pressure to deliver steam (or other gas) for use as a heat source in calorifiers, heat exchangers or heat emitters, and for use directly for humidification, in a commercial procedure, or even run vapor turbines.
    • A kitchen vessel for steaming or boiling food.
    • Boilerplate.
    • a person who comes.
    • A vessel which any thing is boiled.
    • a powerful metallic vessel, usually of wrought iron plates riveted collectively, or a composite framework variously created, in which vapor is created for driving engines, or for heating, cooking, or any other reasons.
    • A sunken reef; esp., a coral reef on which the sea breaks heavily.
    • someone who comes.
    • A vessel where everything is boiled.
    • a solid metallic framework by which vapor is produced for driving motors or for various other reasons. See steam-boiler.
    • anything, as a vegetable, which suitable for boiling.
    • a tiny isolated reef or atoll below water.
    • A boiler whose cross-section is an oval or an ellipse.
    • A boiler made up of numerous tubes for which vapor is generated; a water-tube boiler.
    • sealed vessel in which liquid is transformed into steam
    • a metal cooking pot for stewing or boiling; frequently has actually a lid

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