Definition of reverberatory furnace in English:

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reverberatory furnace

noun

A furnace in which the roof and walls are heated by flames and radiate heat on to material in the centre of the furnace.
Example sentences
  • The major smelting processes to recycle lead scrap involve the use of blast furnaces, short rotary furnaces, long rotary kilns, reverberatory furnaces, electric furnaces, and top-blown rotary furnaces.
  • A reverberating furnace with two hearths heated a roaster to 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit to calcine the ore.
  • Smelting was commenced in 1871 and the next year three reverberatory furnaces were operating with Mr. Jones in charge.

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