furnace

[n] - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
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Furnace

Place where temperatures are generated to affect smelting, melting, physical or chemical change to a material. More specialised furnaces are given elsewhere, see Bail hill, bloomery and/or blast furnace. Chemical changes involved the reduction of a mined compound to a metal, or a material from which it was after firing easier to extract metal. Phys...
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Furnace

A heating system that uses the principle of thermal convection. When air is heated, it rises and as the air cools it settles. Ducts are installed to carry the hot air from the top of the furnace to the rooms. Other ducts, called cold air returns, return the cooler air back to the furnace.
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Furnace

Fur'nace noun [ Middle English fornais , forneis , Old French fornaise , French fournaise , from Latin fornax ; akin to furnus oven, and probably to English forceps .] 1. An inclosed place in which heat is produced by the combustion of fuel, as for re...
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furnace

An enclosed chamber or container used to burn biomass in a controlled manner to produce heat for space or process heating. ... (05 Dec 1998) ...
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furnace

noun an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
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Furnace

• (n.) A place or time of punishment, affiction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline. • (n.) To throw out, or exhale, as from a furnace; also, to put into a furnace. • (n.) An inclosed place in which heat is produced by the combustion of fuel, as for reducing ores or melting metals, for warming a house, for baking pottery...
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furnace

structure in which useful heat is produced by combustion or other means. Historically, the furnace grew out of the fireplace and stove, following ... [6 related articles]
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furnace

A heating system that uses the principle of thermal convection. When air is heated, it rises and as the air cools it settles. Ducts are installed to carry the hot air from the top of the furnace to the rooms. Other ducts, called cold air returns, return the cooler air back to the furnace.
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furnace

(domestic) A combustion heating appliance in which heat is captured from the burning of a fuel for distribution; the main components are a combustion chamber and heat exchanger. The major difference between a furnace and a boiler is the medium used to distribute heat....
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furnace

furnace, enclosed space for the burning of fuel. There are many kinds of furnaces, the type depending upon the fuel and the use to which the heat produced within it is put. Most familiar are the furnaces used in the heating of buildings. In the hot-air furnace, fuel is burned within an inner wall an...
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furnace

Type: Term Pronunciation: fŭr′năs Definitions: 1. A stovelike apparatus containing a chamber for heating, melting, or fusing.
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furnace

Structure in which fuel such as coal, coke, gas, or oil is burned to produce heat for various purposes. Furnaces are used in conjunction with boilers for heating, to produce hot water, or steam for driving turbines – in ships for propulsion and in power stations for generating electricity. The l...
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Furnace

A furnace is a device used for heating. The name derives from Latin fornax, oven. In American English and Canadian English usage, the term furnace on its own refers to the household heating systems based on a central furnace (known either as a boiler, or a heater in British English), and sometimes as a synonym for kiln, a device used in the produc...
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furnace

industrial structure in which raw material, particularly iron-ore, is smelted, often in forests because of the availability of wood fuel
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furnace

industrial structure in which raw material, particularly iron-ore, is smelted, often in forests because of the availability of wood fuel
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Furnace

The coloration of feathers from a specially-bred chicken that dark brown-to-black along the center changing to light browns on edge.
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Furnace

The coloration of feathers from a specially-bred chicken that dark brown-to-black along the center changing to light browns on edge.
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Furnace

The coloration of feathers from a specially-bred chicken that dark brown-to-black along the center changing to light browns on edge.
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furnace

A component of an HVAC system that adds heat to air or an intermediate fluid by burning fuel (natural gas, oil, propane, butane, or other flammable substances) in a heat exchanger.
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Furnace

(Residential) A combustion heating appliance in which heat is captured from the burning of a fuel for distribution, comprised mainly of a combustion chamber and heat exchanger.
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