Meaning of firebox
Pronunciation: (fīr'boks"), [key]
- the box or chamber containing the fire of a steam boiler, furnace, etc.
- the furnace of a locomotive, where coal, oil, or other fuel is burned to generate steam.
- a box or panel with a device for notifying the fire station of an outbreak of fire.
- a tinderbox.
- firebox (Thesaurus)