Air stove

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Air stove A stove for heating a current of air which is directed against its surface by means of pipes, and then distributed through a building.
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Usage

In literature:

The air-tight Russian stove is universal.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
Moreover, for each of these stoves we needed a small chimney, to carry off the impure air.
"Answers to Prayer" by George Müller
There was a stove in the center of the room, and the air was so heated as to be uncomfortable.
"A Cousin's Conspiracy" by Horatio Alger
The odour of pop-corn was in the air, and above an open griddle hole apples bobbed on strings tied to the stove-pipe wing.
"Friendship Village" by Zona Gale
A big stove in the middle of the room gave out a cheerful warmth, for the air was growing very cool as the sun went down.
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
Moreover, for each of these stoves we needed a small chimney, to carry off the impure air.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
These, with the larger press, an air-tight sheet iron stove and some nondescript chairs, completed the office furnishings.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
In the evenings she sat by her small air-tight stove, read, and tatted!
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
S S, stoves with air-tubes beneath.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
Remember that stoves are made with a damper, in order to control the current of hot air.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Bad firing and forced firing may crack the stove should it be of iron, and the air may be overheated.
"The Turkish Bath" by Robert Owen Allsop
In other words, since the invention of air-tight stoves, thousands have died of slow poison.
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
The air was warm from a crackling fire in the stove.
"My Brave and Gallant Gentleman" by Robert Watson
In this was a large stove, which was soon sending out its genial heat, and giving an air of comfort to the place.
"The Frontiersman" by H. A. Cody
The night watchman in the galley was drying heavy flannels over the stove and the warm, offensive odour hung in the air.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
Some use kerosene stoves, but they are not so good, for they make the air bad.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
The generally used types of heating include stoves, circulator heaters, warm air, hot water and steam systems, and fireplaces.
"A Living from the Land" by William B. Duryee
Near by, a trace of steam, rising from a pannikin on a spirit-stove, hovered in the air.
"The Tremendous Event" by Maurice Leblanc
A savoury smell, as of frying of eggs with sweet herbs, was in the air; yet were there no signs of stove or cooking.
"Glories of Spain" by Charles W. Wood
With the introduction of stoves, many fireplaces were bricked in to accommodate an air-tight stove which gave more heat and saved fuel.
"Remodeled Farmhouses" by Mary H. Northend
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In news:

Ever since Ryan Adams, the last chef to mind the stoves at Sorrento Grille, bought the restaurant and opened Three Seventy Common in its place, there has been a palpable sense of change in the air.
8 cups popped popcorn (air or stove popped - microwave popcorn will not work).
To avoid static electricity , you can add moisture to the air by using a humidifier, boiling water or simmering potpourri on the stove.
The store at 3201 Airport Blvd sells refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, washers, dryers, air conditioners and other home appliances .
The RAIS OPUS convection stove features an air-wash system that keeps the glass pane clean by pulling pre-heated air across the inside of the glass.
To avoid static electricity, you can add moisture to the air by using a humidifier, boiling water or simmering potpourri on the stove.
Carefully designed stoves that use fans to blow air into the fire can dramatically improve combustion.
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