baseburner

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

base +‎ burner

NounEdit

baseburner (plural baseburners)

  1. A type of stove that automatically re-adds coal, when needed, to the base using a hopper.
    • 1918, Fannie Hurst, Gaslight Sonatas[1]:
      A nickelplated warrior gleamed from the top of a baseburner that showed pink through its mica doors.
Last modified on 16 April 2012, at 12:42