What is another word for stoker?

104 synonyms found


[ stˈə͡ʊkə], [ stˈə‍ʊkə], [ s_t_ˈəʊ_k_ə]

The word "stoker" typically refers to a person who works with a furnace or boiler, specifically a person who is responsible for fueling and maintaining it. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe someone who performs this type of work. These include fuel handler, furnace operator, boiler operator, fireman, stokerman, and fire tender. Additionally, the term "stoker" can also be used to refer to a person who stokes (promotes or incites) a fire or passion, so synonyms for this definition might include motivator, instigator, agitator, or provocateur. Ultimately, the choice of synonym depends on the context in which the word is being used.

How to use "Stoker" in context?

The work of a stoker encompasses the necessary tasks of keeping coal burning in a furnace while it produces heat, enough air to support combustion, and water constantly fed to the furnace to maintain the required steam pressure to drive the machinery. The stoker continuously monitors the furnace atmosphere and conditions, to ensure the fuel, air, and water meet the required conditions for safety and productivity.

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