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/ˈfərnəs/,
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furnaces, plural;
  1. An enclosed structure in which material can be heated to very high temperatures, e.g., for smelting metals

  2. An appliance fired by gas, oil, or wood in which air or water is heated to be circulated throughout a building in a heating system

  3. Used to describe a very hot place
    • - her car was a furnace

  1. an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
  2. A furnace is a device used for heating. The name derives from Latin fornax, oven. The earliest furnace was excavated at Balakot, a site of the Indus Valley Civilization, dating back to its mature phase (c. 2500-1900 BC). The furnace was most likely used for the manufacturing of ceramic objects.
  3. Furnace is the first album released by the industrial music group Download. It was one of the first albums released with a lenticular cover. Their follow-up EP Microscopic also made use of this new type of packaging.
  4. Furnace is a 2006 horror film written and directed by William Butler. It stars Danny Trejo, Michael Pare, Tom Sizemore, and Ja Rule.
  5. The Furnace is a literary magazine edited by Kelli Kavanaugh and a board of editors. The magazine covers Detroit, Michigan culture, including visual arts, architecture, urban development, literature, history and music. ...
  6. A device for heating; A device that heats materials being processed in a factory; A device that provides heat for a building; Any area that is excessively hot; To heat in a furnace
  7. (Furnacing) General method for producing abrasive crude either by fusion (alumina based) or electro chemical reaction (Silicon Carbide).
  8. An enclosed heating device powered by coal, oil, propane or natural gas.
  9. A heating system that uses the principle of thermal convection. When air is heated, it rises and as the air cools it settles. Ducts are installed to carry the hot air from the top of the furnace to the rooms. Other ducts, called cold air returns, return the cooler air back to the furnace.
  10. A self-contained heating unit that is designed to deliver heated air to a home.
  11. A component of an HVAC system that adds heat to air or an intermediate fluid by burning fuel (natural gas, oil, propane, butane, or other flammable substances) in a heat exchanger.
  12. To dream of a furnace, foretells good luck if it is running. If out of repair, you will have trouble with children or hired help. To fall into one, portends some enemy will overpower you in a business struggle.
  13. The major component in heating a home. A device that facilitates the combustion of fuel and air to create heat.
  14. That part of an environmental system which converts gas, oil, electricity or other fuel into heat for distribution within a structure.
  15. a heating unit that heats air by transferring heat in a metal combustion chamber to the air and circulating it through the house in a network of ducts.
  16. (Fornace) Probably a vessel or cauldron for heating water for washing or for boiling the wort in brewing. Usually made of a brass alloy and often had its own fire underneath.
  17. The coloration of feathers from a specially-bred chicken that dark brown-to-black along the center changing to light browns on edge.
  18. Strictly speaking, an enclosed area for heating air.  In common usage, a furnace is taken to mean any piece of equipment where fossil fuel is converted to heat.
  19. A combustion heating appliance in which heat is captured from the burning of a fuel for distribution, comprised mainly of a combustion chamber and heat exchanger.
  20. That part of the heating system in which the combustion of fossil fuel and transfer of heat occurs.
  21. A self-enclosed appliance that heats an air stream using heat from oil, gas, or other fuel fire or electric resistance. The air stream is then delivered either directly or through ducts.
  22. An enclosed chamber or container used to burn fuel or biomass in a controlled manner to produce heat for space or process heating.
  23. A kind of oven used for heating and melting metals
  24. An enclosed structure for the production and retention of heat, used for melting glass batch and maintaining glass in a molten state.
  25. This heating system uses fuel to produce heat for a building.