Definition of base-burning in English:

base-burning

adjective

historical North American
  • Designating a kind of stove in which fuel is burned in a chamber at the base, the fuel being replenished from above by means of a hopper.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From base + burning.

Pronunciation

base-burning

/ˈbeɪsˌbəːnɪŋ/