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English noun: boiler

1. boiler (artifact) sealed vessel where water is converted to steam

Synonymssteam boiler

Broader (hypernym)vessel

Narrower (hyponym)auxiliary boiler, donkey boiler

Part holonymsteam whistle

Part meronymheat, heating, heating plant, heating system, steam engine

Member holonymboilerplate

2. boiler (artifact) a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid


Broader (hypernym)pot

Narrower (hyponym)teakettle

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