Definition of 'furnace'
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The backlog is because of a shortage of diesel to fire furnaces. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The model says we should transition from blast furnace to arc furnace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Generations have worked in that blast furnace and fought so hard. The Sun (2015)The forest wound on with no respite from the furnace heat and gradient. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is understood that he would want new electric arc furnaces installed as a part of any deal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company is investing 300m in an electric arc furnace to allow it to expand production. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The company is an intensive user of energy, particularly with its electric arc furnaces. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They stoke the fires of the furnace, and they throw all three of them in. Christianity Today (2000)At night, the furnace fires lit the sky with a baleful pink glow. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If you can take the heat from the furnace, have a go yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A blast furnace so fierce that a fridge collapses in on itself like a cardboard box. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A blast furnace at the site was halted after a walkout by workers amid failed pay talks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some prized dust is placed inside a furnace and melted, a process that can yield precious drops of molten gold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another executive who worked on the deal said Britain must accept its days of making molten steel in blast furnaces are numbered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I want to make sure we keep the blast furnaces, so the trick now is to save them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For example, limestone is used as a flux in the blast furnace to allow the removal of iron from the ore in the presence of heat. Geography Basic Facts (1983)It had four blast furnaces and two coke oven complexes, and over 50 years of its operation a huge quantity of industrial waste was deposited there. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'furnace'
British English: furnace NOUN
A furnace is a container or enclosed space in which a very hot fire is made.
Definition of furnace from the Collins English Dictionary
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