[Stoves] Stove terminology

ajheggie at gmail.com ajheggie at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 15:39:44 PDT 2011


On Monday 29 August 2011 22:24:08 Boll, Martin Dr. wrote:
> As English-learned and not English-nourished, I have a problem with the
> word "down".
>
> Does it mean:
>
> - On bottom? - From bottom?  - Directed to the bottom?

It means directed to the bottom
>
> And following that word:  downdraft: draft from bottom? Draft to the
> bottom? These two meanings are contradictory.

Draught to the bottom or draft to the bottom  according to which side of 
the atlantic you are ;-), draft in queen's english means an unfinished 
document.

I'm happy to try and sketch out some diagrams in draft form if someone 
wants to tidy them up. Or perhaps there is a graphic artist here willing 
to take on the task requested by Steve?

AJH





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