from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chamber, such as the furnace of a steam locomotive, in which fuel is burned.
- n. A box containing a fire alarm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The chamber of a steam engine, or a steam locomotive, in which the fuel is burned.
- n. The part of a fireplace where the fuel is burned.
- n. A redheaded woman (by synecdoche, pars pro toto), or her red pubic hair, from box ("vagina").
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a furnace (as on a steam locomotive) in which fuel is burned
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In general, most fireplaces do not have an operable flue damper to control the flow of smoke out the chimney or to keep the cool air from entering the firebox from the chimney above.
The back wall of the firebox is the fireback, and its floor is the inner hearth.
It's their new model called the "firebox" made of eucalyptus wood and has a curved lid.
Stacked in the firebox, logs waited for the opportunity to banish the chill that would replace the warmth of the late summer.
Made for offset smokers (measure your firebox before purchasing split logs) and long cooking times, such as 12-hour-and-up briskets.
You may need a friend to help install the firebox, which can be heavy and difficult to align before fastening.
Be careful not to nick or pinch the igniter wires or gas line while installing the firebox..
In fireplaces, some people have placed aluminum foil, bricks or tiles in the throat above the firebox where the damper would normally be located.
Joe heard the clank of the firebox door: get that thing roaring.
The question is: does it work with firebox extensions like codeburner for Firebug?