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air furnace

[′er ‚fər·nəs]
(metallurgy)
A furnace using a natural air draft.
A furnace in which the metal is melted by a flame originating from fuel burned at one end, passing over the hearth in the middle, and exiting at the other end.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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