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arc furnace an electric furnace in which heat is produced by an arc formed between the material being heated and an electrode, or between two electrodes.
baseburner a stove or furnace that feeds to the base of the unit additional fuel, such as coal, as needed.
blast furnace a large, vertical furnace in which metal, esp. iron, is smelted from ore by means of heat intensified by a blast of air forced in at the bottom.
burner the part of a furnace, water heater, stove, or other appliance that emits heat or flame. [1/2 definitions]
chimney a hollow, vertical structure of masonry, which allows smoke and gases to escape from a furnace, fireplace, or stove; flue. [1/2 definitions]
converter a furnace that uses the Bessemer process to convert pig iron into steel. [1/5 definitions]
crematory a furnace for cremating, or the building in which cremation occurs. [1/2 definitions]
damper in a furnace or stove, a movable metal plate that controls air flow. [1/2 definitions]
draft a device for controlling the flow of air, as in a stove or furnace (sometimes spelled "draught"). [1/16 definitions]
finery2 a furnace in which cast iron is transformed into the more malleable wrought iron; refinery.
fire a particular burning, as in a stove, furnace, or other place designed for burning. [1/15 definitions]
firebox the portion of a stove or furnace in which the fuel is burned. [1/2 definitions]
firebrick a heat-resistant brick, esp. one used in the construction of a furnace, oven, or the like.
fire clay a heat-resistant clay used in furnace linings, crucibles, fire bricks, and the like.
forge1 a furnace or hearth where metal is heated to be worked or shaped. [1/7 definitions]
furnace in metallurgy, to prepare (metal) by heating in a furnace. [1/3 definitions]
grate1 a framework of metal bars that holds the fuel in a furnace, stove, or fireplace. [1/4 definitions]
incinerator a furnace for burning refuse.
kiln a furnace or oven for burning lime, hardening pottery or brick, drying lumber, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
limekiln a furnace for making lime by heating limestone or shells.
muffle a part of a furnace or kiln used to bake or fire something such as pottery without direct contact with the fire. [1/5 definitions]