Definition of stokehold in English:
A compartment in a steamship in which the boilers and furnace are housed.
- John reports the stokehold was manned by 2 stokers each watch on the 4 hours on, 8 hours off system.
- There are coal bunkers each side of the stokehold and each of these holds 17 tons of steaming coal.
- As shown below, the stokehold vents provided entry for the massive airflow demanded by the boiler fires.
Definition of stokehold in:
- US English dictionary
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