boiler etymology

English word boiler comes from English boiler

Detailed word origin of boiler

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
boiler English (eng) (UK, informal) A tough old chicken only suitable for cooking by boiling.. A device consisting of a heat source and a tank for storing hot water, typically for space heating, domestic hot water etc., disregarding the source of heat.. A kitchen vessel for steaming, boiling or heating food.. A steam boiler.. A sunken reef, especially a coral reef, on which the sea breaks heavily.. An apparatus [...]
boilerplate English (eng) (computing) Standard text or program code used routinely and added with a text editor or word processor; text of a legal or official nature added to documents or labels.. (skiing) Hard, icy snow which may be dangerous to ski on.. A plate attached to industrial machinery, identifying information such as manufacturer, model number, serial number, and power requirements.. A sheet of copper or [...]
boiler English (eng) (rare, informal) Boilerplate.

Words with the same origin as boiler

Descendants of boiler
boil boiled boiling