from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A furnace or kiln in which the material under treatment is heated indirectly by means of a flame deflected downward from the roof.
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- n. A form of kiln, used in smelting and refining, in which the material is melted by the reflected heat of an overhead flame
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See the Note under Furnace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a furnace in which the material that is being treated is heated indirectly by flames that are directed at the roof and walls of the furnace
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