Examples from the Web for forehearth
At the first stands the smelter, who with a ladle pours the alloy out of the forehearth into the moulds.
In this method the molten lead in the forehearth absorbs the silver.
When the alloy has been poured out of the forehearth, the smelter foreman and the mine captain weigh the cakes.
Then the stannum runs out of the furnace into the forehearth; this is an alloy of lead and silver.
Afterward, when the tap-hole has been opened, they flow into the forehearth and mix there with the molten lead.