Meaning of STOKER in English


■ noun

1》 a person who tends the furnace on a steamship or steam train.

2》 a mechanical device for supplying fuel to a furnace.


C17: from Du., from stoken 'stoke a furnace', from MDu. stoken 'push, poke'; related to stick 1 .

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