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noun as in heating mechanism

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You can tell the thermostat what to do all day, but it’s all for nothing if it can’t actually control the furnace or AC.

Researchers said they were struck by the number of teenagers in the cemetery and wondered if the harsh furnace work played a role in their early deaths.

“The coal mine closed, then the timber left, then the train left, and everything was gone,” said Robert Lee Fazenbaker, an 84-year-old retired miner, railroad man and furnace operator who saw each of his careers vanish.

When the lockdown began in March last year, workers at Blenko turned down the fires as low as possible so the liquid glass inside the furnace would not harden.

Diana Thomas needed a new furnace and four small basement windows for her two-story home on the east side of Kansas City.

Animal Furnace was not the first time Buress joked about rape.

The high-cheekboned actor wears a leather jacket and turtleneck and slicks back his hair in Out of the Furnace.

For example, research has shown that most carbon-monoxide alarm incidents are triggered by a malfunctioning furnace.

The family is the great fiery furnace in which people are forged.

Scott had recently finished shooting the drama Out of the Furnace, starring Christian Bale.

He shall give his mind to finish the glazing, and his watching to make clean the furnace.

Such a furnace worked there for many years, until copper smelting was removed from Cornwall to Wales.

It is therefore uncertain from these statements which furnace consumes the greater quantity of air.

A few pails of water, put into the furnace in the morning, is sufficient for a day's work.

The furnace where the Khamsîn brewed in distant Nubia sent its warnings in advance; it was slowly travelling northward.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to furnace, such as: boiler, heater, heating system, incinerator, kiln, and stove.

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