A tray fitted beneath a grate in which ashes can be collected and removed.
More 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.
Definition of ash pan in:
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