Definition of Stoking

1. Verb. (present participle of stoke) ¹



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Definition of Stoking

1. stoke [v] - See also: stoke

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stoking

stoiting
stoits
stoke
stoked
stokehold
stokeholds
stokehole
stokeholes
stoker
stokers
stokes
stokes' aster
stokesias
stokesite
stokey
stoking (current term)
stokvel
stokvels
stola
stolae
stolas
stole
stole-fee
stole-fees
stole fee
stole fees
stoled
stolen
stolen base
stolen bases

Literary usage of Stoking

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1. The Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by James Alfred Ewing (1910)
"Mechanical stoking. Many appliances have been devised for the mechanical supply ... Several methods of mechanical stoking are effective for their purpose, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"6. the stoking of the furnace must therefore be regular and constant. Various appliances for mechanical stoking have been applied to glass furnaces, ..."

3. Marine Boilers: Their Construction & Working, Dealing More Especially with by Louis Emile Bertin (1898)
"This system of methodical stoking at stated intervals, ... Experiments on Mechanical stoking.—Numerous attempts have been made to introduce mechanical ..."

4. Marine Boilers: Their Construction & Working, Dealing More Especially with by Louis Emile Bertin (1898)
"This system of methodical stoking at stated intervals, ... Experiments on Mechanical stoking.—Numerous attempts have been made to introduce mechanical ..."

5. Marine Boilers: Their Construction & Working, Dealing More Especially with by Louis Emile Bertin (1898)
"This system of methodical stoking at stated intervals, ... Experiments on Mechanical stoking.—Numerous attempts have been made to introduce mechanical ..."

6. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1899)
"We should fear that many of boiler-room staff must have materially shortened their lives by the exhaust- ing effort of stoking and clearing fires in an ..."

7. The Amateur Orchid Cultivators' Guide Book by H. A. Burberry (1900)
"stoking, then, is an important matter, and such work should be done by an ... There is art even in stoking a greenhouse fire, and the person who is in ..."

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