Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or being a reverberatory furnace used in the production of high-quality steel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a hearth which is shallow or open to inspection and to access of the workmen: said of steel-furnaces for the Siemens-Martin process.
  • Made in an open-hearth furnace: said of steel. See steel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Describing a reverberatory furnace used to make high-quality steel
  • adjective Designating the steel so produced

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by the open-hearth process

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Examples

  • KIDS DAY IN THE KOUNTRY Patuxent River Park staff lead craft activities, hayrides, pony rides, open-hearth cooking and blacksmith demonstrations and more. 10 a. m.-3 p.m. Patuxent River Park, Jug Bay Natural Area, 16000 Croom Airport Rd.,

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  • The manufacture of steel was revolutionized by the Bessemer open-hearth and basic inventions.

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  • Prince William area residents are invited to learn the basic skills of open-hearth cooking at the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre this month.

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  • Twenty-ton electronic locomotives hauled coal or iron, blasted from their ancient beds, to the sweltering mills, where hundred-foot-high blast furnaces coughed smoke and flame and sprawling open-hearth ovens converted molten iron to steel.

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  • The old industrial-process technologies of the sort that characterized the manufacturing economy—the open-hearth process for steelmaking, the cracking process for refining crude oil—were indeed for the most part fixed.

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  • Simultaneously, he adopted the new Siemens open-hearth furnace in his steel works.

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  • The old open-hearth behemoths are gone; the cleared land along the rivers is now home to startups in computer systems and software and metals fabrication.

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  • Even into the '60s and' 70s, the sky on cloud-covered nights glowed orange, reflecting the pulsing fires of open-hearth furnaces along the rivers below.

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  • Fiedler 1954b, 1955, 1959 obtained similar findings for B-29 bomber crews, tank crews, and groups in open-hearth steel shops.

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  • Fiedler 1954b, 1955, 1959 obtained similar findings for B-29 bomber crews, tank crews, and groups in open-hearth steel shops.

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