rocking furnace

rocking furnace

[′räk·iŋ ‚fər·nəs]
(mechanical engineering)
A horizonal, cylindrical melting furnace that is rolled back and forth on a geared cradle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was a 250-lb melt produced in the Detroit Rocking Furnace on February 13, 1942.