Definition of Stowable

1. stow [adj] - See also: stow



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stowable

stovepipe iron
stovepiped
stovepipes
stovepiping
stover
stovers
stoves
stoveside
stovetop
stovetops
stovies
stoving
stovings
stow
stow away
stowable (current term)
stowage
stowages
stowaway
stowaways
stowboard
stowboards
stowce
stowces
stowdown
stowdowns
stowed
stower
stowers
stowing

Literary usage of Stowable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Marine and Naval Boilers by Frank Lyon, Alfred Walton Hinds (1920)
"In calculating bunker capacities, the former practice was to assume the density of the coal to be 43 cubic feet to the ton, and to assume bunkers stowable ..."

2. The Manuscripts of the Earl of Dartmouth by William Walter Legge Dartmouth, William Oxenham Hewlett, Benjamin Franklin Stevens, William Page (1896)
"... for 40*. a barrel, a 180 barrels of wheat, for 23*. a barrel, 700 stowable, for 47*. a barrel. I perceive there is near 200 tons of saltpetre in the ..."

3. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1894)
"... and should there be a capstan, it is either of aluminium or gun-metal, so arranged as to be removable and stowable deep down below during racing hours. ..."

4. Ulster Journal of Archaeology (1896)
"There was probably an export trade from Holland in these primitive predecessors of Chubbs' safes, and, as stowable ballast, often making the freight of such ..."

5. Camp Craft: Modern Practice and Equipment by Warren Hastings Miller (1915)
"... you are doing when cooking at night, and a set of chain pothooks, which are easily stowable, light, and adjustable to any height over the fire desired. ..."

6. Camp Craft: Modern Practice and Equipment by Warren Hastings Miller (1915)
"The chain pothooks are made of ordinary window- sash chain with a brass curtain-hook at each end, and not only are exceedingly stowable but allow adjustment ..."

7. Agropolis: The Social, Political And Environmental Dimensions of Urban by Luc J. A. Mougeot (2005)
"... sensitive relations with neighbours, difficulty moving around, and vagrants Modification of work itinerary, silos, stowable equipment, direct sales, ..."

8. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp, Brooke Heckstall-Smith (1900)
"There are a great variety of oil and spirit cooking stoves made, all more or less of the stowable order (one part in the other), and a good serviceable ..."

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