- an oven used to anneal glass.
Origin of lehr
First recorded in 1905–10, lehr is from the German word Lehr, Leer model
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Examples from the Web for lehr
“Lehr has probably gone to see Skeel at the Hotel Astor,” he concluded.The Moonlit Way
Robert W. Chambers
According to news reports from the front Lehr had a period of intense activity up to July 15th, when he was reported missing.America's War for Humanity
Thomas Herbert Russell
It does not take so long to anneal glass in a lehr as in a kiln, and therefore in many factories only lehrs are used.The Story of Glass
Sara Ware Bassett
"The old Boche almost got me that time," said Lehr, lifting the oil cloth table cover to knock wood.
Except for Lehr's machine, we maintained our formation and came out flying in the same position.
- a long tunnel-shaped oven used for annealing glass
from German: pattern, model
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