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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stave  \Stave\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Staved}or  {Stove};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Staving}.]  [From  {Stave},  n.,  or  {Staff},  n.] 
  1.  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. 
  2.  To  push  as  with  a  staff;  --  with  off 
  The  condition  of  a  servant  staves  him  off  to  a 
  distance.  --South. 
  3.  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 
  guilties,  to  stave  off  a  chance  That  breaks  upon 
  them  perilously.  --Tennyson. 
  4.  To  suffer,  or  cause  to  be  lost  by  breaking  the  cask. 
  All  the  wine  in  the  city  has  been  staved.  --Sandys. 
  5.  To  furnish  with  staves  or  rundles.  --Knolles. 
  6.  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. 
  {To  stave  and  tail},  in  bear  baiting,  (to  stave)  to  interpose 
  with  the  staff,  doubtless  to  stop  the  bear;  (to  tail)  to 
  hold  back  the  dog  by  the  tail.  --Nares. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stove  \Stove\, 
  imp.  of  {Stave}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stove  \Stove\,  n.  [D.  stoof  a  foot  stove,  originally,  a  heated 
  room  a  room  for  a  bath;  akin  to  G.  stube  room  OHG.  stuba  a 
  heated  room  AS  stofe,  Icel.  stofa  a  room  bathing  room  Sw 
  stufva,  stuga,  a  room  Dan.  stue;  of  unknown  origin.  Cf 
  {Estufa},  {Stew},  {Stufa}.] 
  1.  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.  --Earl  of 
  How  tedious  is  it  to  them  that  live  in  stoves  and 
  caves  half  a  year  together,  as  in  Iceland,  Muscovy, 
  or  under  the  pole!  --Burton. 
  2.  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. 
  {Cooking  stove},  a  stove  with  an  oven,  opening  for  pots, 
  kettles,  and  the  like  --  used  for  cooking. 
  {Dry  stove}.  See  under  {Dry}. 
  {Foot  stove}.  See  under  {Foot}. 
  {Franklin  stove}.  See  in  the  Vocabulary. 
  {Stove  plant}  (Bot.),  a  plant  which  requires  artificial  heat 
  to  make  it  grow  in  cold  or  cold  temperate  climates. 
  {Stove  plate},  thin  iron  castings  for  the  parts  of  stoves. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stove  \Stove\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stoved};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  To  keep  warm,  in  a  house  or  room  by  artificial  heat;  as 
  to  stove  orange  trees.  --Bacon. 
  2.  To  heat  or  dry,  as  in  a  stove;  as  to  stove  feathers. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Hydrocarbon  \Hy`dro*car"bon\,  n.  [Hydro-,  2  +  carbon.]  (Chem.) 
  A  compound  containing  only  hydrogen  and  carbon,  as  methane, 
  benzene,  etc.;  also  by  extension,  any  of  their  derivatives. 
  {Hydrocarbon  burner},  {furnace},  {stove},  a  burner,  furnace, 
  or  stove  with  which  liquid  fuel,  as  petroleum,  is  used 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  kitchen  appliance  used  for  cooking  food;  "dinner  was 
  already  on  the  stove"  [syn:  {kitchen  stove},  {range},  {kitchen 
  range},  {cooking  stove}] 
  2:  any  heating  apparatus 

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