fire-tube boiler


fire-tube boiler
/fuyeur"toohb', -tyoohb'/
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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