Cylinder boiler


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cylinder boiler one which consists of a single iron cylinder.
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There was the cylinder, there the boiler; yet, work as he would, the steam failed to keep the cylinder at work.
"The Last Of The Barons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In this boiler a large internal cylinder or flue runs from end to end.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
The boiler pressure is 140 lb., and the tractive force per pound of mean cylinder pressure 106 lb.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884" by Various
A, cylinder; B, condenser; C, boiler; R, feed water heater; D, chimney.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 799, April 25, 1891" by Various
These boilers have vertical tubes for the water, which are joined together at the top by a horizontal cylinder.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 530, February 27, 1886" by Various
We are speaking now more particularly of the plain cylinder boiler, of which there are many in use throughout the country.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 483, April 4, 1885" by Various
The boiler was of cast-iron, with a one-cylinder engine, spur gear and a fly-wheel on one side.
"Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects" by John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
The old-fashioned, plain cylinder boiler is a plain cylindrical pot over the fire.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
Trace the steam from the boiler through the cylinders to the atmosphere and explain how it transmits power.
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
A. Cylinder, 21/2 x 3 inches; boiler, 20 inches in diameter and 3 feet high.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
Employed also in covering the boilers and cylinders of steam-engines.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The engines are supplied with steam by thirty-two cylinder boilers.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
The steam was admitted from the boiler under the piston moving in a cylinder, impelling it upward.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
The throttle-valves by which the steam issues from the boiler to enter the cylinder are constantly open.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
It was a squat cylinder, for all the world like a huge boiler.
"Astounding Stories, July, 1931" by Various
The plain cylindrical or common cylinder boiler is the only representative of the first class in common use.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
There was no boiler, but the water was placed in the cylinder beneath the piston.
"The Story of Great Inventions" by Elmer Ellsworth Burns
What size boiler is required for an engine having a 3 x 4 inch cylinder?
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
Place the cylinder in connexion with a boiler or hot body at 101 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
These new giants are, in operation, two 8-wheel engines, with individual cylinders, steam chests and supplies from a single boiler and fire-box.
"The Modern Railroad" by Edward Hungerford

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