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cupula

 [ku´pu-lah] (pl. cu´pulae) (L.)
a small, inverted cup or dome-shaped cap over a structure.

cu·pu·la

, pl.

cu·pu·lae

(kū'pū-lă, kū'pū-lă), [TA]
A cup-shaped or domelike structure.
Synonym(s): cupola
[L. dim. of cupa, a tub]

cupola

/cu·po·la/ (koo´pah-lah) cupula.

cupola

See cupula.

cu·pu·la

(kŭp'ū-lă) [TA]
A cup-shaped or domelike structure.
Synonym(s): cupola.
[L. dim. of cupa, a tub]

cupola

cupula.
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A continuous-flow cupola furnace designed by Ted Uran, professor of art and department chair at SCC, was used to melt the ferrous alloy.
Karlstadt, Germany, has been reported to use less energy and emit less carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide than typical coke-fired cupola furnaces.
A scrap melting device that uses a carbon bearing fuel, the cupola furnace shares the production of liquid iron with furnaces that use electric energy for melting.
Various features of iron technology are discussed: the design of blast and cupola furnaces, the bellows needed to operate them, and the fining hearths, which converted the high-carbon cast iron produced by blast furnaces to low-carbon wrought iron.
The company's cupola furnaces melt 7,200 tons (6,500 metric tonnes) per day of i iron to support over 7,000 patterns and 400 customers.
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The vast majority of coke used as the fuel for cupola furnaces is produced in slot ovens.