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fur·nace

(fŭr'năs),
A stovelike apparatus containing a chamber for heating, melting, or fusing.

fur·nace

(fŭr'năs)
A stovelike apparatus containing a chamber for heating, melting, or fusing dental materials.
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And thus they separated; the child to lead her sacred charge farther from guilt and shame; the labourer to attach a fresh interest to the spot where his guests had slept, and read new histories in his furnace fire.
He was pale as death, anxious and absorbed, and hung over the furnace as if it depended upon his utmost watchfulness whether the liquid which it was distilling should be the draught of immortal happiness or misery.
This broken lead heart will not melt in the furnace.
W HEN you think how many blast furnaces there used to be on Teesside, it's amazing that our blast furnace is now the only one," says Redcar blast furnace manager, Ian Gofton.
Concern for these issues has caused many people to consider replacing old, inefficient furnaces with energy-efficient models.
Schaefer Furnaces Division, The Schaefer Group, Dayton, OH
Unlike electric arc furnaces, which can melt up to 100 percent ferrous scrap, melts taking place in BOFs can usually contain no more than about 25 percent scrap.
Unlike electric are furnaces, which can melt up to 100 percent ferrous scrap, melts taking place in BOFs can usually contain no more than about 25 percent scrap.