boiler


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a metal pot for stewing or boiling

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"Then, depend upon it, it IS the boiler. I know myself how water preys upon one's mind.
Eggs, boilers, hydrangeas, maids--of such were their lives compact.
"An' that, o' course, kinder hove him outer water, Julluk runnin' a craft ashore; hove him right aout, I take it, to rememberin' Johnstown an' Jacob Boiler an' such-like reminiscences.
A general murmur from his three cronies, and a general shaking of heads at the copper boiler, assured John Willet that they had had good experience of his powers and needed no further evidence to assure them of his superiority.
Chance had strangely favoured Phileas Fogg, for had not the Carnatic been forced to lie over for repairing her boilers, she would have left on the 6th of November, and the passengers for Japan would have been obliged to await for a week the sailing of the next steamer.
I'm not afraid to sit on the escape-valve, as long as the boilers are strong, and the machinery works well."
think so now; and, some pleasant morning, you may all be caught up to meet each other in the air, when the boilers burst."
"Boilers on stilts, I tell you, striding along like men." Most of them were excited and animated by their strange experience.
He thought of all those silent, expectant guns, of the suddenly nomadic countryside; he tried to imagine "boilers on stilts" a hundred feet high.
Fortunately this compartment did not hold the boilers, or the fires would have been immediately extinguished.
Boiler mass is essentially the amount of water inside the boiler and has a direct impact on boiler cycling at low load.
3 December 2014 - US-based industrial boiler services and rental specialist George T.
If the system cannot be designed to return water near 80[degrees]F (27[degrees]C) for a good portion of the heating season, a noncondensing boiler should be considered; which can operate with an efficiency of up to 87% with an EWT of 140[degrees]F (60[degrees]C).
The total burnout rate can be compared favorably with that of coal water slurry fired boiler. However, in this case the environmental aspect is much better than that of coal water slurry fired boiler, with simple structure, without any additional auxillary machine, with lower operation coast and maintenance cost.
"A heating system of 15 years old or more may waste as much as 30p of every pound spent on heating or water," says Martyn Bridges of boiler manufacturer Worcester, Bosch Group.