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Meaning of STOVE

Pronunciation:  stowv

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any heating apparatus
  2. [n]  a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"

STOVE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: cooking stove, kitchen range, kitchen stove, range
 See Also: charcoal burner, cookstove, electric range, gas cooker, gas range, gas stove, grate, grating, heater, kitchen appliance, potbelly, potbelly stove, Primus, Primus stove, spirit stove, warmer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Stove\,
    imp. of {Stave}.
  2. \Stove\, n. [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}.]
    1. 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.
             When most of the waiters were commanded away to
             their supper, the parlor or stove being nearly
             emptied, in came a company of musketeers. --Earl of
             How tedious is it to them that live in stoves and
             caves half a year together, as in Iceland, Muscovy,
             or under the pole!                    --Burton.
    2. 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.
    {Cooking stove}, a stove with an oven, opening for pots,
       kettles, and the like, -- used for cooking.
    {Dry stove}. See under {Dry}.
    {Foot stove}. See under {Foot}.
    {Franklin stove}. See in the Vocabulary.
    {Stove plant} (Bot.), a plant which requires artificial heat
       to make it grow in cold or cold temperate climates.
    {Stove plate}, thin iron castings for the parts of stoves.
  3. \Stove\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stoved}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat; as,
       to stove orange trees. --Bacon.
    2. To heat or dry, as in a stove; as, to stove feathers.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a stove in your dream, suggests a developing awareness.