(approximate definition) A fuel burning apparatus in which water is boiled to produce steam for space heating, power generation, or industrial processes.(more precisely) An apparatus in which a heat source other than a hot liquid or steam (most commonly burning fuel, exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine or gas turbine, waste heat from a process, solar energy or electricity) is used to boil water (rarely another liquid), under pressure to provide steam (other gas) for use as a heat source in calorifiers, heat exchangers or heat emitters, or for use directly for humidification, in an industrial process, or to power steam turbines.
The definition of a vat is a large basin that holds liquids.
The definition of a vessel is a large ship or boat. It also refers to a container, especially one that is used to hold liquids.
A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow hemisphere of copper or brass and a parchment top that can be tightened or loosened to change the pitch; timpano
Kettledrums; esp., a set of kettledrums of different pitches played by one performer in an orchestra
(US) A vessel for boiling water for tea.
A large vessel, such as a kettle or vat, used for boiling.
Such a container and its contents:
A lighted torch
A small valley between hills or mountains.
Find another word for kettle. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for kettle, like: boiler, teapot, caldron (a large kettle), vat, vessel, kettledrum, tympani, timpani, kettle-hole, kettleful and teakettle.