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  • n. Plural form of firebox.


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  • Other cookers usually vertical have what are called fireboxes in which the fire burns and wafts smoke and heat over and around the meat in the cooking chamber.

    Celebrating Barbecue

  • Some five hundred workers were forced into local prisons before being shot or, in one particularly gruesome scene, taken to the railroad station and “fed alive into the fireboxes of locomotives.”

    The Last Empress

  • The locomotives were so exquisitely detailed you could see illumination from their fireboxes.

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  • Catalytic metal wood stoves use clever tricks to raise combustion temperatures and lower particle emissions: brick-lined fireboxes protect the metal to permit somewhat higher burn temperatures, and catalytic converters reignite smoke at lower temperatures, for less pollution.

    Heating Your Home: Why Woodstoves Aren’t the Answer

  • Should I not complain if most fireboxes don't work?

    Spelling It Out for Red Hook

  • French and Belgian locomotives, though built like a watch in workmanship, some with all-copper fireboxes, had such a rigid wheelbase that they required track built to the most exacting standards; otherwise, as one American noted, “they just went off and started for somewhere else.”

    The Path Between the Seas

  • For the mechanically inclined, it was easy to see the steamer's fireboxes and pistons...

    Sailing on the steamships of Naboo

  • While it embodies much chaos, some is contained by the waters of the harbor and by the ordered iron that binds the engines and fireboxes.

    The Chaos Balance

  • Potto filled one of the stove's fireboxes and stroked a stick of kinding.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • The first chamber is provided with three fireboxes for oil firing but fireboxes for firewood or coal could be used as well.

    2. Kilns


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