Definition of furnace:
- A place or time of punishment, affiction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline.
- An inclosed place in which heat is produced by the combustion of fuel, as for reducing ores or melting metals, for warming a house, for baking pottery, etc.; as, an iron furnace; a hot- air furnace; a glass furnace; a boiler furnace, etc.
- To throw out, or exhale, as from a furnace; also, to put into a furnace.
basic oxygen furnace, reduction furnace, forge, smithy, stove, annealing furnace, BOF, hot-water furnace, open-hearth furnace, steam furnace, hot-air furnace, gas furnace, oil burner, boiler, electric furnace, heating system.
- furnace (part of speech: noun)
- hell (part of speech: noun)
- "The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace", Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick.
- "Careers of Danger and Daring", Cleveland Moffett.
- "Mr. Marx's Secret", E. Phillips Oppenheim.