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Furnace meaning

furnace - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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, etc.; as, an iron furnace; a hot- air furnace; a glass furnace; a boiler furnace, etc.
  2. 2. A place or time of punishment, affiction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline.
  3. 3. To throw out, or exhale, as from a furnace; also, to put into a furnace.
  4. 4. Inclosed fireplace; place for melting metals, & c.

furnace - examples of usage

  1. The furnace may be blown out, and strong men may ask themselves, What shall we do next? - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. Your blood doesn't course strong yet, and you are fresh from the furnace. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. I stirred the fire to make more light and sat down near the furnace. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
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