from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cistern to hold a supply of water; esp. a small cistern at the back of a stove, or a group of pipes set in the fire box of a stove or furnace, through which water circulates and is heated.
  • See under 1st back.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water heater consisting of a tank or pipes set at the back of a fireplace or in the firebox of a stove


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