smokebox


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smokebox

[′smōk‚bäks]
(mechanical engineering)
A chamber external to a boiler for trapping the unburned products of combustion.
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The loco numbers were usually shown on the side of the engine, while shed numbers were on the smokebox door - Middlesbrough's shed number was 51D.
Other dishes known to have been cooked on the footplate include jacket potatoes, trout, and even a sponge pudding in a smokebox in front of the locomotive.
A Black 5 locomotive was bedecked with a large Support the Poppy Appeal headboard attached to its smokebox.
Girls on Film, the latest Tall color collection from Smashbox, includes the Smokebox Photo Op Eye Palette ($42), where you don't have to be a makeup expert to create camera-ready smoky eyes.
Much more affordable are shedplates and smokebox plates.
Instead, a stiff and chilling wind off the sea; a sense of slow but inexorable decay; hollow sounds of wind blowing through empty cabs and smokebox cavities, and a persistent, ghostly rattle and smack of corroded plates and brakevan doors.