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"wood stove" in British English

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wood stovenoun [C]

us   US (UK wood-burning stove, uk   /ˌwʊd.bɜː.nɪŋˈstəʊv/  us   /-bɝːnɪŋˈstoʊv/ )
a ​metalcontainer with a chimney (= a ​pipe for ​smoke to ​escape) and a ​door, and sometimes a ​place on ​top to ​cook on, in which you can ​burnwood to ​provideheat
(Definition of wood stove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wood stove" in American English

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wood stovenoun [C]

(also woodstove,  /ˈwʊdˌstoʊv/ ) (also wood-burning stove)
a stove for ​heating or ​cooking that uses ​wood for ​fuel
(Definition of wood stove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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