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Stave vs. Stove

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Stavenoun

One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure; especially, one of the strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc.

Stovenoun

A heater, a closed apparatus to burn fuel for the warming of a room.

Stavenoun

One of the bars or rounds of a rack, rungs of a ladder, etc; one of the cylindrical bars of a lantern wheel

Stovenoun

A device for heating food, (UK) a cooker.

Stavenoun

(poetry) A metrical portion; a stanza; a staff.

Stovenoun

A hothouse heated greenhouse.

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Stavenoun

(music) The five horizontal and parallel lines on and between which musical notes are written or pointed; the staff.

Stovenoun

(dated) A house or room artificially warmed or heated.

Stavenoun

A staff or walking stick.

Stoveverb

(transitive) To heat or dry, as in a stove.

‘to stove feathers’;

Stavenoun

A sign, symbol or sigil, including rune or rune-like characters, used in Icelandic magic.

Stoveverb

(transitive) To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat.

‘to stove orange trees’;

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Staveverb

(transitive) To fit or furnish with staves or rundles.

Stove

imp. of Stave.

Staveverb

To break in the staves of; to break a hole in; to burst.

‘to stave in a cask’;

Stovenoun

A house or room artificially warmed or heated; a forcing house, or hothouse; a drying room; - formerly, designating an artificially warmed dwelling or room, a parlor, or a bathroom, but now restricted, in this sense, to heated houses or rooms used for horticultural purposes or in the processes of the arts.

‘When most of the waiters were commanded away to their supper, the parlor or stove being nearly emptied, in came a company of musketeers.’; ‘How tedious is it to them that live in stoves and caves half a year together, as in Iceland, Muscovy, or under the pole!’;

Staveverb

To push, or keep off, as with a staff.

Stovenoun

An apparatus, consisting essentially of a receptacle for fuel, made of iron, brick, stone, or tiles, and variously constructed, in which fire is made or kept for warming a room or a house, or for culinary or other purposes.

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Staveverb

To delay by force or craft; to drive away.

‘We ate grass in an attempt to stave off our hunger.’;

Stovenoun

An appliance having a top surface with fittings suitable for heating pots and pans for cooking, frying, or boiling food, most commonly heated by gas or electricity, and often combined with an oven in a single unit; a cooking stove. Such units commonly have two to six heating surfaces, called burners, even if they are heated by electricity rather than a gas flame.

Staveverb

To burst in pieces by striking against something.

Stoveverb

To keep warm, in a house or room, by artificial heat; as, to stove orange trees.

Staveverb

To walk or move rapidly.

Stoveverb

To heat or dry, as in a stove; as, to stove feathers.

Staveverb

To suffer, or cause to be lost by breaking the cask.

Stovenoun

a kitchen appliance used for cooking food;

‘dinner was already on the stove’;

Staveverb

To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron.

‘to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run’;

Stovenoun

any heating apparatus

Stavenoun

One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure; esp., one of the strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc.

Stovenoun

an apparatus for cooking or heating that operates by burning fuel or using electricity.

Stavenoun

One of the cylindrical bars of a lantern wheel; one of the bars or rounds of a rack, a ladder, etc.

Stovenoun

a hothouse for plants.

Stavenoun

A metrical portion; a stanza; a staff.

‘Let us chant a passing staveIn honor of that hero brave.’;

Stoveverb

fumigate or disinfect (a house) with sulphur or other fumes.

Stavenoun

The five horizontal and parallel lines on and between which musical notes are written or printed; the staff{7}.

Stoveverb

treat (an object) by heating it in a stove in order to apply a desired surface coating.

Staveverb

To break in a stave or the staves of; to break a hole in; to burst; - often with in; as, to stave a cask; to stave in a boat.

Stoveverb

force or raise (plants) in a hothouse.

Staveverb

To push, as with a staff; - with off.

‘The condition of a servant staves him off to a distance.’;

Stove

A stove is a device that burns fuel or uses electricity to generate heat inside or on top of the apparatus. It has seen many developments over time and serves the main purpose of cooking food.

Staveverb

To delay by force or craft; to drive away; - usually with off; as, to stave off the execution of a project.

‘And answered with such craft as women use,Guilty or guiltless, to stave off a chanceThat breaks upon them perilously.’;

Staveverb

To suffer, or cause, to be lost by breaking the cask.

‘All the wine in the city has been staved.’;

Staveverb

To furnish with staves or rundles.

Staveverb

To render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron; as, to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run.

Staveverb

To burst in pieces by striking against something; to dash into fragments.

‘Like a vessel of glass she stove and sank.’;

Stavenoun

(music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

Stavenoun

one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket

Stavenoun

a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

Staveverb

furnich with staves;

‘stave a ladder’;

Staveverb

burst or force (a hole) into something

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