oil burner

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oil burner

A device that burns oil and gives off heat, such as a furnace or boiler. Turn on the oil burner, will you? It's freezing in here!
See also: burner, oil
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Three dollars a week, an' four dollars a week, an' a young boy cookin' for himself on an oil-burner an' layin' up money, workin' all day an' studyin' all night, just workin' an' never playin', never havin' a good time, an' never learnin' how to have a good time - of course his thirty thousand came along too late.
7 CRDi, a sweet and lively oil-burner producing 114bhp and giving the ix35 reasonable punch coupled with the potential for an average 50 miles per gallon.
It can be as much as 10p a litre more than unleaded, so an oil-burner could actually cost you more.
Under the bonnet sits Peugeot's fabulous two-litre 140bhp HDi diesel unit, a smooth, powerful oil-burner that offers the perfect mix of performance and economy.
5 oil-burner, which produces 106bhp, it remains a strong unit - smooth, quiet and quite spirited, with punchy performance from low engine speeds and the promise of 64 miles per gallon.
They were overcome by fumes and smoke from an oil-burner which appears to have malfunctioned for some reason.
0d turbo diesel are scheduled to join the line up during coming months, with the oil-burner expected to notch up 90 per cent of sales.
This pokey little oil-burner puts has a whopping 175 horsepower to bring to the party, enough to launch the Megane Sport to 60mph in just over 8 seconds and still return around 40 miles to the gallon.
5 litre turbo diesel, which replaces the old three-pot oil-burner.
It will be available in two power outputs, 120bhp and 150bhp and, coupled to a new six-speed gearbox, this state-of-the-art oil-burner is aiming to set the standard in performance, torque, fuel efficiency and refinement while also meeting the Euro4 emissions standard.
9 oil-burner during the launch on the north coast of Scotland - bleak at this time of year but the long, winding roads are excellent.
The 110bhp oil-burner is the latest model to emerge from the souped-up VTR garage and is capable of 121mph.
The technology has come a long way since the 1970's, when Pindus, with the help of a team of computer and oil-burner experts, designed the first of a series of microprocessor-based control systems that restrict boiler cycling to periods when building interiors actually need heat.
When it smells really bad, you call Jim Barrett, president of Fire Restoration Services of New England (FRSNE), which has been cleaning up such stenches for 35 years, as well more mundane smells like skunk attacks and soot from a house fire or oil-burner "puffback.
The new super-efficient oil-burner makes its debut in the Alfa MiTo 1.