Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Furnace


  1. 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.
  2. A place or time of punishment, affiction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline.
  3. To throw out, or exhale, as from a furnace; also, to put into a furnace.
More "Furnace" Quotations

Furnace Translations

furnace in Danish is ovn
furnace in Dutch is kachel, oven
furnace in Finnish is uuni
furnace in German is Hochofen, Schmelz-
furnace in Latin is fornax
furnace in Norwegian is ovn
furnace in Portuguese is fornalha
furnace in Spanish is estufa