Meaning of FURNACE in English

FURNACE

noun

1 space where glass or metal is heated

ADJECTIVE

▪ blazing , fiery , hot , red-hot

▪ glass , steel

▪ arc , blast

VERB + FURNACE

▪ stoke

▪ fire ( esp. BrE )

There was enough coal to fire the ~s.

FURNACE + VERB

▪ burn

The ~s burned fiercely.

2 ( AmE ) device to provide heating and hot water in a building ⇨ See also ↑ boiler

ADJECTIVE

▪ coal , electric , gas , oil

VERB + FURNACE

▪ install , replace

FURNACE + NOUN

▪ room

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