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gas furnace

  1. a furnace using gas as a fuel.
  2. a furnace for distilling gas from a solid fuel, as coal.
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Origin of gas furnace

First recorded in 1870–75
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Historical Examples

  • 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

    R. E. Mathot