Furnace

Definition of Furnace

Fur´nace
n.1.An inclosed place in which heat is produced by the combustion of fuel, as for reducing ores or melting metals, for warming a house, for baking pottery, etc.; as, an iron furnace; a hot-air furnace; a glass furnace; a boiler furnace, etc.
2.A place or time of punishment, affiction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline.
Bustamente furnace
a shaft furnace for roasting quicksilver ores.
Furnace bridge
Same as Bridge wall.
Furnace cadmiam
the oxide of zinc which accumulates in the chimneys of furnaces smelting zinciferous ores.
Furnace hoist
(Iron Manuf.) a lift for raising ore, coal, etc., to the mouth of a blast furnace.
- Raymond.
1.To throw out, or exhale, as from a furnace; also, to put into a furnace.
He furnaces
The thick sighs from him.
- Shak.

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