Translation of furnace in Spanish:

furnace

Pronunciation: /ˈfɜːrnəs; ˈfɜːnɪs/

n

  • (in industry) horno (m); (for heating) caldera (f) it's like a furnace in this room esta habitación es un horno
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    • Continuous power was required to maintain the temperature in a furnace in which metal was melted.
    • Even where old, proven recipes were used, wildly differing results could be obtained depending on the materials and proportions employed and the temperature of the furnace.
    • The metals are brought to a suitable temperature in a furnace, and the weld is achieved by hammering or other mechanical pressure.
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    • These appliances include space heaters, gas ranges and ovens, furnaces, gas water heaters, gas clothes dryers, wood or coal-burning stoves, and fireplaces.
    • Fuel burning appliance such as furnaces, hot water heaters, and stoves should be inspected annually and identified any repair problems.
    • When installing gas fireplaces, water heaters and furnaces, select appliances with sealed combustion chambers.

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