Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Serving to consume or burn smoke: as, a smoke-consuming furnace.
“When Biedenbach, the German terrorist, hid with us some time later, he installed a smoke-consuming device that enabled us to sit by crackling wood fires on winter nights.”
“Many valuable relics have been found, among which, curious to relate, is the smoke-consuming device of Biedenbach's mentioned in the narrative.”
“Under such circumstances, the combustion is very regular, the furnace does not roar, and the smoke-consuming qualities are perfect.”
“Is it not, economically viewed, the principle of Dr. Franklin's smoke-consuming pipe applied to the infinitely more important sphere of human existence?”
“There are several good smoke-consuming devices on the market that have been thoroughly tested by the government, which will furnish their names on application.”
“There would be no danger of a scarcity of coal if manufacturers all knew the value and economy of electric water-power or low-grade fuels, and of smoke-consuming devices.”
“Did not Dr. Franklin invent a smoke-consuming stove?”
“Among his inventions may be mentioned a machine for making fuel from wheat straw, and a smoke-consuming device.”
“At these piers the passengers are landed from the steamers which navigate the lake in all directions, but which, in order not to pollute the balmy air, are provided with perfectly effective smoke-consuming apparatus.”
“It is astonishing what an impression the smoke-consuming power of the engine has made upon everybody hereabouts.”
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