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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Base-burner A furnace or stove in which the fuel is contained in a hopper or chamber, and is fed to the fire as the lower stratum is consumed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n base-burner A stove or furnace constructed on the base-burning principle.
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In literature:

He shook down the base-burner vigorously, thrust several billets of wood in its door, and turned to meet her eyes across the table.
"The Riverman" by Stewart Edward White
We got to keep a fire in the base-burner good, all night, or the plants will freeze.
"Stories of a Western Town" by Octave Thanet
He boarded up the fireplace in the sitting room and installed a base-burner stove, resurrected from the tinsmith's barn.
"Cy Whittaker's Place" by Joseph C. Lincoln
The poker was laid straight along the ledge of the big "base-burner" in the corner.
"The Lilac Girl" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Anderson Crow and his wife stood over the "base-burner," and there were tears in their thoughtful eyes.
"The Daughter of Anderson Crow" by George Barr McCutcheon
It must be warmed by steam and hot water and furnaces and fireplaces and base-burners and coal grates.
"The House that Jill Built" by E. C. Gardner
The next instant notes and violets were blazing in the parlor base-burner.
"Under Fire" by Charles King
She moved to the big rocker beside the old base burner and curled up in it.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
Will I ever be the owner of a stove as nice as that base-burner?
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
Instantly the roaring of the burner changed in tone; an odor of gas spewed out of the vents at its base.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
Retardation is effected by moving the burner away from the base.
"Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants" by R. E. Mathot
The rigid wheel-base of the hard coal burner is also lessened from 17 to 24 inches by the same modification.
"Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives" by Matthew Baird
We moved in the month of June, and put up our base-burner, and started the fire.
"The Minute Man of the Frontier" by W. G. Puddefoot

In news:

Peel is the latest concept from Front Burner Brands, a Tampa-based restaurant company that owns the Melting Pot, GrillSmith and Burger 21 restaurants.