Meaning of stoke


Pronunciation: (stōk), [key]
— v., stoked, stok•ing.
  1. to poke, stir up, and feed (a fire).
  2. to tend the fire of (a furnace, esp. one used with a boiler to generate steam for an engine); supply with fuel.
  1. to shake up the coals of a fire.
  2. to tend a fire or furnace.


Pronunciation: (stōk), [key]
— n. Physics.
  1. a unit of kinematic viscosity, equal to the viscosity of a fluid in poises divided by the density of the fluid in grams per cubic centimeter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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