a furnace in which the heat required is produced through electricity.
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How to use electric furnace in a sentence
At a silicon factory in China’s northwestern desert, Uyghur workers operate electric furnaces that reach more than 2,000 degrees.Solar industry’s ties to China’s Xinjiang region raise specter of forced labor | Lily Kuo, Pei Lin Wu, Jeanne Whalen | June 24, 2021 | Washington Post
To-day in the electric furnace one may see tons of incandescent steel swirling about like boiling milk in a saucepan.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
A traveling crane slowly hoisted the massive iron lid of the electric furnace.Tom Swift and His Giant Telescope | Victor Appleton
He was reducing refractory metallic oxides in an electric furnace made of lime.
A few words of explanation of the electric furnace will show why.
With the development of the modern electric furnace the possibility of calcium carbide as a commercial product became known.Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting | Harold P. Manly
British Dictionary definitions for electric furnace
any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current
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