mechanical stoker

mechanical stoker
ruszt mechaniczny

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  • Stoker — A stoker is one who stokes . *mechanical stoker a coal feeding device on a steam locomotive *stoker (cone cleaning implement) an Australian colloquial term for any slender cylindrical instrument used to clear debris from a cone. *stoker… …   Wikipedia

  • stoker — ► NOUN 1) a person who tends the furnace on a steamship or steam train. 2) a mechanical device for supplying fuel to a furnace. ORIGIN Dutch, from stoken stoke (a furnace) (earlier push, poke ) …   English terms dictionary

  • stoker — [stō′kər] n. [Du < stoken, to poke, stir up < stok, a stick: see STOCK] 1. a person who tends a furnace, specif. of a steam boiler, as, esp. formerly, on a ship, locomotive, etc. 2. a mechanical device that stokes a furnace …   English World dictionary

  • stoker — stokerless, adj. /stoh keuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that stokes. 2. a laborer employed to tend and fuel a furnace, esp. a furnace used to generate steam, as on a steamship. 3. Chiefly Brit. the fireman on a locomotive. 4. a mechanical device… …   Universalium

  • mechanical device — noun mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles • Hypernyms: ↑mechanism • Hyponyms: ↑broadcaster, ↑spreader, ↑bumper, ↑bumper guard, ↑carburetor, ↑carburettor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stoker — stok·er || stəʊkÉ™(r) n. one who tends a furnace, one who provides a furnace with fuel; mechanical device which provides a furnace with coal or other solid fuel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stoker — noun 1》 a person who tends the furnace on a steamship or steam train. 2》 a mechanical device for supplying fuel to a furnace. Origin C17: from Du., from stoken stoke a furnace , from MDu. stoken push, poke ; related to stick1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • stoker — stok•er [[t]ˈstoʊ kər[/t]] n. 1) a laborer employed to tend and fuel a furnace, esp. a furnace that generates steam, as on a steamship 2) ene a mechanical device for supplying coal or other solid fuel to a furnace • Etymology: 1650–60; < D,… …   From formal English to slang

  • stoker — /ˈstoʊkə/ (say stohkuh) noun 1. someone or something that stokes. 2. someone employed to tend a furnace used in generating steam, as on a steamship. 3. a mechanical device for supplying solid fuel to a furnace. {Dutch, from stoken feed a fire} …  

  • James J. Stoker — James Johnston Stoker (* 2. März 1905 in Pittsburgh; † 19. Oktober 1992) war ein US amerikanischer Mathematiker, der sich mit der angewandter Mathematik und Differentialgeometrie beschäftigte. Stoker begann als Bergbauingenieur. Er promovierte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fireman (steam engine) — A boilerman, sometimes called a fireman or stoker Fireman or stoker is the job title for someone whose job is to tend the fire for the running of a steam engine. On steam locomotives the term fireman is usually used, while on steamships and… …   Wikipedia

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