from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Alow wall of fire-brick, which in a reverberatory furnace separates the furnace from the hearth or working-place. Also called flame-bridge, flame-stop.


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  • The balls are rolled up into three resting places, one in the fire-bridge corner, one in the flue-bridge corner, and one in the jam, all ready for the puddler to draw them.

    The Iron Puddler

  • The fireplace is separated from the bed by a low partition wall called the fire-bridge, and both are covered by an arched roof which rises from the end wall of the fireplace and gradually dips toward the furthest end of the bed connected with the stack.

    Industrial Biography


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