Meaning of STOKER in English
— stokerless , adj.
/stoh"keuhr/ , n.
1. a person or thing that stokes.
2. a laborer employed to tend and fuel a furnace, esp. a furnace used to generate steam, as on a steamship.
3. Chiefly Brit. the fireman on a locomotive.
4. a mechanical device for supplying coal or other solid fuel to a furnace.
[ 1650-60; stok ( en ) to STOKE 1 + -er -ER 1 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012