Definition of ash pan in English:

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ash pan

Pronunciation: /ˈaSH pan/


A tray fitted beneath a grate in which ashes can be collected and removed.
Example sentences
  • It serves another very important function, that of providing a strong draught on the fire and drawing air through the ash pan and grate to give more air for the burning fuel.
  • GFF room heaters are equipped with an easy-to-empty ash pan that allows ashes to be removed without compromising the fire.
  • It has the newest sealed combustion system, which obviates the need for an ash pan or a shaker grate.

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Syllabification: ash pan

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