Ok, so a propane or butane "camping stove" is a "hob", not a "cooker", since it lacks an oven?
I suppose "stove" is used for wood and coal-fueled heating devices too? -Joseph On 1/16/20, Paul Allen <pla16...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Thu, 16 Jan 2020 at 00:26, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenb...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> British English speakers: >> >> If you are mapping a device which burns fuel or uses electricity to >> cook food in a pot or pan, is this a "cooker" or a "stove" or >> something else? >> >> What if it has an oven included, or doesn't? >> > > With oven, and using electricity or gas, a cooker. Without an oven, using > electricity or gas, a hot plate or hob (US English means something > completely > different by "hob"). > > Wood or coal-burning, a stove. Which used to be use for the electric and > gas variants too, but it seems to have dropped out of British English > (well, > my idiolect) except for wood/coal burners. And even then, the wood/coal > burner might be called a cooker anyway. Or an Aga or other brand name. > > Oh, and then there are microwaves, slow cookers, etc. > > -- > Paul > _______________________________________________ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging