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1A building containing a device for heating water:‘an old boiler house at the end of the garden’
- ‘Outside there is a garage, a store and a boiler house.’
- ‘The entire boiler house has been completely demolished.’
- ‘The exterior contains a spacious garden to the rear with a patio area and a boiler house.’
- ‘The industrial infrastructure needed to keep the university running included a huge boiler house, a feature the university was so proud of it took visitors to see it.’
- ‘Asbestos was in the pipe lagging and in the boiler house and all that was stripped out.’
- ‘There was a plume of what looked like smoke coming out of the boiler house attached to the bungalow.’
- ‘Residents were told last Monday a boiler house would be shut down for two days for plumbing work.’
- ‘The complex was served by a coal-fired boiler house.’
- ‘The large boiler house also functions as a utility room.’
- ‘There is a boiler house for the oil fired heating system.’
The second row in a scrum formation:‘the sheer power and bulk in the Castleknock boiler house’‘he is set to partner Ian Evans in the boiler house for Wales’
- ‘His 10th game in the boilerhouse was his first-team debut for Dundee, and shortly afterwards he moved into the back row.’
- ‘There is a suspicion that the selectors may have dropped the wrong lock to the bench last weekend to make way for his move into the boilerhouse.’
- ‘He is not best suited to the graft and grind of the second row boilerhouse.’
- ‘He will welcome his start in the boiler-house.’
- ‘He adds his 18 stone to the boiler house after being asked to address his fitness levels back in December and responding with gratifying enthusiasm.’
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