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Definition of Stove


  1. of Stave
  2. imp. of Stave.
  3. 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. 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. To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat; as, to stove orange trees.
  6. To heat or dry, as in a stove; as, to stove feathers.
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Stove Translations

stove in Danish is ovn
stove in Dutch is kachel, oven
stove in Finnish is uuni
stove in German is Ofen
stove in Italian is stufa
stove in Norwegian is ovn
stove in Spanish is estufa, hornillo
stove in Swedish is kamin, kakelugn