Meaning of FURNACE in English

FURNACE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

blast furnace

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

blast

Traditionally, iron oxide is converted to the metal in a blast furnace .

Engineers have told us that the blast furnaces are at risk.

Its bank of five blast furnaces and the unusual water balance tower can still be seen.

I haven't got a snowflake's chance in a blast furnace with Helen while he's around.

glass

To get the high temperatures he used a kiln like a glass furnace .

Excavations of other medieval glass furnaces have sometimes revealed a better degree of preservation.

So far we have considered glass furnaces which have circular plans and tank glass furnaces which have rectangular plans.

There are two potential problems that archaeologists can have when excavating putative glass furnaces .

After 1615 James I decreed that coal should be used instead of wood as the principal fuel in glass furnaces .

■ VERB

use

Coal from the valleys is used in furnaces and converted to electricity in four power stations in the area.

In 1884 he achieved a higher temperature using another homemade furnace and bellows.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A furnace exploded all over him.

But if an application is made to patent a computer-controlled furnace it may well succeed and be granted a patent.

For that matter, where is the furnace ?

It has a very high viscosity which requires that it be raised to about 250-F to pump and spray into the furnace .

The whine of the furnace reaction stepped up yet again.

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