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engine house

noun
1.
a building in which a fire engine is stationed.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35
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Examples for engine house
  • It consisted of a turntable, an engine house, and a dip.
  • Budget cuts over the years have left this cavernous engine house with a crew of four.
  • The engine house is a modern two-story engine house with five apparatus bays with two being drive through bays.
  • Powered by a new engine house at the time, the fountain's stream was fifty feet in length.

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