- a furnace using gas as a fuel.
- a furnace for distilling gas from a solid fuel, as coal.
Origin of gas furnace
First recorded in 1870–75
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A gas-furnace is formed by grouping in a single mass of masonry a certain number of elements of the kind just described.Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants
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