open-hearth definition

  • adjective:
    • Designating or being a reverberatory furnace found in the production of high-quality metallic.
    • Of or concerning the metal stated in these types of a furnace.
    • Describing a reverberatory furnace used to make high-quality steel
    • Designating the steel so produced
    • of or regarding or made by the open-hearth procedure
  • others:
    • Having a hearth which is low or available to assessment and access of this workmen: stated of steel-furnaces the Siemens-Martin process.
    • produced in an open-hearth furnace: said of metal. See steel.

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