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tubulous boiler


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Tubulous. See Tube, n., 6, and 1st Flue.
  • adj. a steam boiler composed chiefly of tubes containing water and surrounded by flame and hot gases; -- sometimes distinguished from tubular boiler.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as water-tube boiler (which see, under water-tube).


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