firebox

firebox
/fuyeur"boks'/, n.
1. the box or chamber containing the fire of a steam boiler, furnace, etc.
2. the furnace of a locomotive, where coal, oil, or other fuel is burned to generate steam.
3. a box or panel with a device for notifying the fire station of an outbreak of fire.
4. Obs. a tinderbox.
[1545-55; FIRE + BOX1]

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