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stoker

a person employed to tend a furnace, as on a steamship

Stoker

Bram, original name Abraham Stoker. 1847--1912, Irish novelist, author of Dracula (1897)

stoker

[′stō·kər]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical means, as used in a furnace, for feeding coal, removing refuse, controlling air supply, and mixing with combustibles for efficient burning.

stoker

A mechanical device for feeding solid fuel into a furnace.
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Stoker also faces four criminal charges -- including first-degree murder -- in Randolph County related to the October 28, 2016 accident in which Brockmeyer was fatally injured when his squad car crashed during a police chase of a suspect alleged to be Stoker.
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Donald Stoker, a professor of strategy and policy at the Naval Postgraduate School, has written what could be labeled a military biography of Carl von Clausewitz.
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Keith Stoker, 29, of Kensington Terrace, in Dunston, Gateshead was charged with one count of rape, while Craig Thompson, 29, of Harewood Close, in Whickham, is accused of two counts of rape.
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847-20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel, "Dracula".