Firebox of a steam locamotive.
firebox definition by Webster's New World
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- the place for the fire in a locomotive engine, stove, etc.
- Obsolete a tinderbox
firebox definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A chamber, such as the furnace of a steam locomotive, in which fuel is burned.
- A box containing a fire alarm.