electric furnace

  1. a furnace in which the heat required is produced through electricity.

Origin of electric furnace

First recorded in1880–85

Words Nearby electric furnace

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How to use electric furnace in a sentence

  • With the development of the modern electric furnace the possibility of calcium carbide as a commercial product became known.

British Dictionary definitions for electric furnace

electric furnace

  1. any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current

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