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smokebox

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Definition of smokebox in English:

noun

1An oven for smoking food: techniques such as pre-marination and additional cooking, before or after the food’s stay in the smokebox
2The chamber in a steam engine or boiler between the flues and the funnel or chimney stack.
Example sentences
  • On 610-614 the combustion chamber ahead of the smokebox was made a foot longer; the tubes and flues, thus reduced a foot in length, were, at 20 feet long, precisely the length needed for best absorption of heat.
  • Operation probably isn't possible without a whole new boiler, and the holey smokebox will need heavy patching even if it doesn't get one.
  • Slipping at starting was rare, however, due to a very careful design of regulator valve in the smokebox; very small adjustments could be achieved, and any slip could be quickly checked.
3 another term for smoker (sense 4).
Example sentences
  • Kostas wore his special protective clothing and took out a big sack and a smoke-box filled with pine needles. A high ladder had to be kept in the air in order not to frighten the bees, which were sitting high up in the tree, one on top of the other, creating a big revolving buzzing bee-ball.
  • You’ll need bees, of course, as well as a hive, a hive tool for opening and inspecting the hive, some form of protective clothing for you, and a smoke box.
  • You’ll need bees, of course, as well as a hive, a hive tool for opening and inspecting the hive, some form of protective clothing for you, and a smoke box.

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