stoking

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

stoking

  1. present participle of stoke

Noun[edit]

stoking (plural stokings)

  1. The act by which something is stoked.
    • 1987, Jan Arnow, By Southern hands: a celebration of craft traditions in the South
      To prevent sudden changes in temperature from cracking the pots, the wood fire is built up slowly for several hours and then increased for four to five hours with intermittent stokings of scrap pine slabs.