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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

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

Usage examples (27)
  • The purest metal comes of the most ardent furnace.
  • The main component of this furnace is a large Fresnel lens.
  • To the right of this furnace is the place of honor; in it guests are received, and at night the men sleep there.
  • I call my furnace guy, who does get by that night. for more
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