from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A simple form of furnace and muffle for heating metals in cupels.


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  • His reward for this achievement was the permission, which was immediately granted him by the manager, to make use of his own assay-furnace, in which he thenceforward continued his investigations, at the same time that he instructed the manager's son in the art of assaying.

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