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Definition of Stoke


  1. To stick; to thrust; to stab.
  2. To poke or stir up, as a fire; hence, to tend, as the fire of a furnace, boiler, etc.
  3. To poke or stir up a fire; hence, to tend the fires of furnaces, steamers, etc.

Stoke Quotations

No one wants to stoke coal if he can regulate an oil valve instead.
Stavros Niarchos

You just have to stoke that furnace throughout the day.
Marilu Henner

I guarantee you that's what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.
Bo Jackson

You cannot stoke the fires of prejudice against German people and then not find that somewhere, sometime down the road it doesn't discharge.
Ernst Zundel

Ever since taking office, the Obama administration has sought to accommodate Islamist demands that freedom of expression be curbed, lest it offend Muslims and stoke violence. For example, in 2009, the administration co-sponsored a United Nations Human Rights Council resolution along those lines.
Frank Gaffney
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Stoke Translations

stoke in Dutch is stoken, verwarmen
stoke in French is chauffer
stoke in Spanish is atizar
stoke in Swedish is elda med kol