Definition of Fireboxes

1. Noun. (plural of firebox) ¹



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Definition of Fireboxes

1. firebox [n] - See also: firebox

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fireboxes

fireboards
fireboat
fireboats
firebolt
firebolted
firebolting
firebolts
firebomb
firebombed
firebombing
firebombings
firebombs
firebote
firebotes
fireboxes (current term)
firebrand
firebrands
firebrat
firebrats
firebreak
firebreaks
firebreather
firebreathers
firebrick
firebricks
firebug
firebugs
firecall

Literary usage of Fireboxes

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1. Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the American by American Railway Master Mechanics' Association (1901)
"STEEL fireboxes; Cause of cracking of, X, 64, 72. Cracking of, IV, ,,, ,3; VIII, i6, 17, 27; ‘N, 62, 63. Early experience with, II, 24. ..."

2. A Manual of Locomotive Engineering: With an Historical Introduction : a by William Frank Pettigrew (1899)
"There appears at the present time to be great difficulty in getting copper suitable for locomotive fireboxes ; the material at present supplied being too ..."

3. Official Proceedings by Southern Negro Youth Congress (1921)
"We think it is sufficient to say your committee is satisfied from their investigation that, as a general proposition, autogenous welding of fireboxes is ..."

4. Tests of a Jacobs-Shupert Boiler in Comparison with a Radial-stay Boiler: A by William Freeman Myrick Goss (1912)
"With this exception, both fireboxes were in perfect condition. ... The inspection at Clovis ended the detailed examinations of fireboxes. ..."

5. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute, Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"... with the 3200 locomotives belonging to the Pennsylvania Railway, and shows that the use of ingot metal for boilers and fireboxes has given satisfaction. ..."

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