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lehr Line breaks: lehr
(also leer)

Definition of lehr in English:

noun

A furnace used for the annealing of glass.
Example sentences
  • They are then gradually cooled in an annealing oven known as a lehr.
  • Bowman lehrs can be sourced from factories in Pennsylvania in the USA and the Czech Republic.
  • The annealing and decorating lehrs are among the best known products of the company.

Origin

Mid 17th century: of unknown origin.

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