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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]

cu·pu·la

(kŭp'ū-lă) [TA]
A cup-shaped or domelike structure.
Synonym(s): cupola.
[L. dim. of cupa, a tub]
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It is for this limited reason that the Virginia carbonite plant has focused on making foundry-size coke initially because reliable tests in cupola furnace can be achieved with a thousand tons of coke or less.
Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry shows you how to make a cupola that will produce 35 to 55 pounds of iron every 8 to 12 minutes.
The energy source for cokeless cupola furnaces is natural gas, so neither an addition of sulphur nor desulphurization is necessary.