What does stove mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stove, kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stove(noun)

    a kitchen appliance used for cooking food

    "dinner was already on the stove"

  2. stove(noun)

    any heating apparatus

GCIDE

  1. Stove(n.)

    Hence, in modern dwellings: An appliance having a top surface with fittings suitable for heating pots and pans for cooking, frying, or boiling food, most commonly heated by gas or electricity, and often combined with an oven in a single unit; a cooking stove. Such units commonly have two to six heating surfaces, called burners, even if they are heated by electricity rather than a gas flame.

  2. Origin: [D. stoof a foot stove, originally, a heated room, a room for a bath; akin to G. stube room, OHG. stuba a heated room, AS. stofe, Icel. stofa a room, bathing room, Sw. stufva, stuga, a room, Dan. stue; of unknown origin. Cf. Estufa, Stew, Stufa.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stove

    of Stave

  2. Stove

    imp. of Stave

  3. Stove(noun)

    a house or room artificially warmed or heated; a forcing house, or hothouse; a drying room; -- formerly, designating an artificially warmed dwelling or room, a parlor, or a bathroom, but now restricted, in this sense, to heated houses or rooms used for horticultural purposes or in the processes of the arts

  4. Stove(noun)

    an apparatus, consisting essentially of a receptacle for fuel, made of iron, brick, stone, or tiles, and variously constructed, in which fire is made or kept for warming a room or a house, or for culinary or other purposes

  5. Stove(verb)

    to keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat; as, to stove orange trees

  6. Stove(verb)

    to heat or dry, as in a stove; as, to stove feathers

  7. Origin: [D. stoof a foot stove, originally, a heated room, a room for a bath; akin to G. stube room, OHG. stuba a heated room, AS. stofe, Icel. stofa a room, bathing room, Sw. stufva, stuga, a room, Dan. stue; of unknown origin. Cf. Estufa, Stew, Stufa.]

Freebase

  1. Stove

    A stove is an enclosed heated space. The term is commonly taken to mean an enclosed space in which fuel is burned to provide heating, either to heat the space in which the stove is situated, or to heat the stove itself and items placed on it. This article is principally concerned with enclosed stoves burning solid fuels for room heating.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stove

    stōv, n. an apparatus with a fire for warming a room, cooking, &c.: a pottery-kiln: an oven for heating the blast of a blast-furnace: a drying-room.—v.t. to heat or keep warm.—ns. Stove′-pipe, a metal pipe for carrying smoke from a stove to a chimney-flue; Stove′pipe-hat, a high silk hat; Stove′-plant, a plant cultivated in a stove; Stove′-plate, a lid or plate covering one of the holes in a cooking-stove. [A.S. stofa; Ger. stube.]

  2. Stove

    stōv, pa.t. and pa.p. of stave.

Anagrams for stove »

  1. Vetos

  2. Votes

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stove in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stove in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of stove

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