electric furnace


electric furnace
noun
any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current
Hypernyms: ↑furnace

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noun
: a furnace that is heated usually to very high temperatures by an electric current and used especially in industry for fusing alloys and refractory materials — see arc furnace, induction furnace

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a furnace in which the heat required is produced through electricity.
[1880-85]

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electric furnace noun
A device for getting very high temperatures by means of an electric current
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Main Entry:electric

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electric furnace,
a furnace heated by electricity, usually to high temperatures, used for treating metals and alloys.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.