HyperDic: boiler

English > 2 senses of the word boiler:
NOUNartifactboiler, steam boilersealed vessel where water is converted to steam
artifactboiler, kettlea metal pot for stewing or boiling
boiler > pronunciation
Soundsboy'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > boiler: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsealed vessel where water is converted to steam.
Synonymsteam boiler
MembersboilerplateThick plate iron used in the production of boilers
Part ofheating system, heating plant, heating, heatutility to warm / warm a building
steam engineexternal-combustion engine in which heat / heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder
Partssteam whistleA whistle in which the sound is produced by steam
Narrowerauxiliary boiler, donkey boiler(nautical) an extra boiler (as a ship's boiler that is used while the ship is in port)
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Spanishboiler, bóiler, caldera de vapor, caldera, calentador
Catalancaldera de vapor, caldera
Verbsboilcome to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor
boilbring to, or maintain at, the boiling point
English > boiler: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid.
Synonymkettle
Narrowerteakettlekettle for boiling water to make tea
Broaderpotmetal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep
Spanishcaldera, hervidor
Catalanbullidora, bullidor, caldera
Verbsboilimmerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid / liquid, often for cooking purposes

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