blast furnace definition

  • noun:
    • A furnace which combustion is intensified by fun of atmosphere, specially a furnace for smelting iron by blowing atmosphere through a hot combination of ore, coke, and flux.
    • a furnace which iron ore is smelted to iron; the process becoming intensified by a-blast of heat
    • a furnace, often a shaft furnace for smelting ores, into which environment is forced by force.
    • A furnace, often vertical, or a so-called shaft-furnace, for which ores are smelted because of the help of fun of atmosphere. See furnace.
    • a furnace for smelting of iron from iron oxide ores; combustion is intensified by a great time of atmosphere
    • A furnace for which burning is intensified by a blast of environment, particularly a furnace for smelting iron by blowing air through a hot combination of ore, coke, and flux.
    • a furnace which iron ore is smelted to metal; the process becoming intensified by a great time of hot-air
    • a furnace, usually a shaft furnace for smelting ores, into which atmosphere is forced by pressure.
    • A furnace, typically straight, or a so-called shaft-furnace, in which ores are smelted because of the help of a-blast of environment. See furnace.
    • a furnace for smelting of iron from iron-oxide ores; burning is intensified by a great time of atmosphere

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