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fire'-tube boil"er



Pronunciation: (fīur'tOOb", -tyOOb"), [key]
any boiler for generating steam by passing hot gases and other combustible products through tubes (fire' tubes") immersed in water to a chimney or uptake. Cf. water-tube boiler.

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