stock-distributor love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a blast-furnace, a machine used to receive the coal, limestone, and ore, collectively known as stock, and distribute it evenly inside the furnace. It consists essentially of a revolving hopper and spout inclosed in the gas-tight cap of the furnace. When filled with stock from the skips or barrows it revolves and deposits its load in a spiral path over the burning mass of stock in the furnace. See blast-furnace.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.