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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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The cokeless cupola furnace has shown reductions of energy consumption and carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide expulsion in metalcasting facilities in Europe.
Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry and Oil-Fired Tilting Furnace were written, illustrated and published by Steven D.
The vast majority of coke used as the fuel for cupola furnaces is produced in slot ovens.