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furnaces

Used to heat air only. These devices operate efficiently and can use a wide range of energy resources, such as natural gas, propane, biomass, fossil oil, or electricity. See also: Heating/cooling systems
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He omitted no point of detail; he conducted them throughout the magazines, workshops, through the midst of the engines, and compelled them to visit the whole 1,200 furnaces one after the other.
The heat soon became insupportable within the circle of furnaces, the rumbling of which resembled the rolling of thunder.
This I found myself doing morning after morning, till the furnace "boss" discovered that something was wrong, and locked the clock in a case.
With that, he led her to her rude couch, and covering her with the clothes with which she had found herself enveloped when she woke, returned to his seat, whence he moved no more unless to feed the furnace, but remained motionless as a statue.
I know little of the country,' he said, shaking his head, 'for such as I, pass all our lives before our furnace doors, and seldom go forth to breathe.
He was taken to the Bessemer furnace, where they made billets of steel--a domelike building, the size of a big theater.
The furnaces may also melt my tin," said the Tin Woodman; "but I am going.
She could hear his voice in the distant furnace room giving directions to Aminadab, whose harsh, uncouth, misshapen tones were audible in response, more like the grunt or growl of a brute than human speech.
The first thing that struck her eye was the furnace, that hot and feverish worker, with the intense glow of its fire, which by the quantities of soot clustered above it seemed to have been burning for ages.
Yet I hold that the true art of my craft lies as much in the furnace as in the brush.
Take all that you have asked,'' said he, ``Sir Knight take ten times more reduce me to ruin and to beggary, if thou wilt, nay, pierce me with thy poniard, broil me on that furnace, but spare my daughter, deliver her in safety and honour
Then they melted the statue in a furnace, and the Mayor held a meeting of the Corporation to decide what was to be done with the metal.