Associations to the word «Stoke»


STOKE, verb. (transitive) To poke, pierce, thrust.
STOKE, verb. (transitive) To feed, stir up, especially, a fire or furnace.
STOKE, verb. (intransitive) To attend to or supply a furnace with fuel; to act as a stoker or fireman.
STOKE, verb. To stick; to thrust; to stab.
STOKE, noun. (physics) Misspelling of stokes. (A unit of kinematic viscosity equal to that of a fluid with a viscosity of one poise and a density of one gram per millilitre)
STOKE, proper noun. Stoke-on-Trent, a city in Staffordshire, England.

Dictionary definition

STOKE, verb. Stir up or tend; of a fire.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley