chauffer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French chauffoir a kind of stove, from chauffer to heat. See chafe.

Noun[edit]

chauffer (plural chauffers)

  1. (chemistry) A table stove or small furnace, usually a cylindrical box of sheet iron, with a grate at the bottom, and an open top.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French chauffer, from Old French chauffer, chaufer, from Latin calefacere, present active infinitive of calefaciō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chauffer

  1. to heat, to warm, to warm up

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Conjugation[edit]


Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

chauffer

  1. Alternative form of chaufer.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.