furnace


furnace
Synonyms and related words:
Seger cone, Torrid Zone, acid kiln, atomic pile, blacksmith shop, blast furnace, bloomery, boiler, bottle-gas stove, breeder reactor, brickkiln, bricks, burner, butane stove, calefactor, caliduct, cement kiln, chain reactor, chain-reacting pile, coal furnace, coal stove, cook stove, cooker, cookery, element, enamel kiln, equator, fast pile, forge, foundry, gas jet, gas stove, heater, heating duct, hell, heterogeneous reactor, homogeneous reactor, inferno, intermediate pile, jet, kiln, kitchener, lattice, limekiln, metalworks, muffle kiln, neutron factory, nuclear furnace, oven, pile, pilot light, plutonium reactor, power reactor, power-breeder reactor, pyrometer, pyrometric cone, radioactive waste, range, reactor, reactor pile, reverberatory, reverberatory kiln, rods, salamander, salamander stove, slow pile, smelter, smithery, smithy, steam bath, steam pipe, steel mill, steelworks, stellarator, stithy, stove, subtropics, tewel, tropics, tuyere, uranium reactor, warmer

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  • Furnace — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Furnace (Indiana) Furnace (Kentucky) Furnace (Maryland) Furnace (Tennessee) Furnace (Virginia) Furnace Creek (Kalifornien) im Vereinigten Königreich: Furnace (Ceredigion), Wales Furnace… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Furnace — Fur nace, n. [OE. fornais, forneis, OF. fornaise, F. fournaise, from L. fornax; akin to furnus oven, and prob. to E. forceps.] 1. An inclosed place in which heat is produced by the combustion of fuel, as for reducing ores or melting metals, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Furnace — Fur nace, n. 1. To throw out, or exhale, as from a furnace; also, to put into a furnace. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] He furnaces The thick sighs from him. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furnace — early 13c., from O.Fr. fornaise oven, furnace (12c.), from L. fornacem (nom. fornax) an oven, kiln, related to fornus, furnus oven, and to formus warm, from PIE root *ghwer warm (Cf. Gk. thermos, O.E. wearm; see WARM (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • furnace — [fʉr′nəs] n. [ME furnaise < OFr fornais < L fornax (gen. fornacis), furnace: see WARM] 1. an enclosed chamber or structure in which heat is produced, as by burning fuel, for warming a building, reducing ores and metals, etc. 2. any… …   English World dictionary

  • furnace — [n] heating mechanism boiler, calefactor, cinerator, cremator, forge, Franklin stove, heater, heating system, incinerator, kiln, oil burner, smithy, stove; concept 463 Ant. freezer …   New thesaurus

  • furnace — ► NOUN 1) an enclosed chamber in which material can be heated to very high temperatures. 2) a very hot place. ORIGIN Latin fornax, from fornus oven …   English terms dictionary

  • Furnace — For other uses, see Furnace (disambiguation). Industrial Furnace from 1907 A furnace is a device used for heating. The name derives from Latin fornax, oven. In American English and Canadian English, the term furnace on its own is generally used… …   Wikipedia

  • furnace — furnacelike, adj. /ferr nis/, n., v., furnaced, furnacing. n. 1. a structure or apparatus in which heat may be generated, as for heating houses, smelting ores, or producing steam. 2. a place characterized by intense heat: The volcano was a… …   Universalium

  • furnace — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See heat. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. heater, heating system, boiler, hot air furnace, steam furnace, hot water furnace, oil burner, gas furnace, electric furnace, annealing furnace, kiln, reduction… …   English dictionary for students

  • Furnace —    1) Chald. attun, a large furnace with a wide open mouth, at the top of which materials were cast in (Dan. 3:22, 23; comp. Jer. 29:22). This furnace would be in constant requisition, for the Babylonians disposed of their dead by cremation, as… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary