- the lower part of a blast furnace, cupola, etc., in which the molten metal collects and from which it is tapped out.
- the part of an open hearth, reverberatory furnace, etc., upon which the charge is placed and melted down or refined.
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Origin of hearth
OTHER WORDS FROM hearthhearthless, adjectivemul·ti·hearth, noun
Words nearby hearth
Example sentences from the Web for hearth
Since the Himalayas trip involved nightly gatherings around a hearth, she says, “it smells like bonfire.”Recreating Historical Adventures in Old-Fashioned Gear|Ailsa Ross|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
Apple was the first to introduce hearth rhythm tracking, a feature since added by Fitbit and Samsung.
Frederico leads the others around the hearth as they gently wash their faces with cupfuls of warm liquid.Bye Bye Latté, Hello Guayusa: Why The Amazon Holds the Secret to a Cleaner, Healthier Caffeine|Brandon Presser|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such Rambo-like defenses of home and hearth do not happen in real life, unless the home also happens to contain a meth lab.
As far as I know, this experience was shared by everyone else around the McArdle hearth.
Or that a Starbucks beverage comes straight from the hearth?
I am love with the classics and Hearth is my hometown favorite.
Thus night fell, and darkness settled down about him, relieved only by the red glow of the logs smouldering on the hearth.
The boy, a trifle sullen since the last words, stood on the hearth with his back to the fire, his hands clasped behind him.
The cigar stump held firmly between his teeth, he stood on the rug before the hearth, facing the door.Dope|Sax Rohmer
In a sweeping passion she seized a glass vase from the table and flung it upon the tiles of the hearth.
She vacantly hummed a fantastic tune as she poked at the wood embers on the hearth and munched a cracker.
British Dictionary definitions for hearth
- the floor of a fireplace, esp one that extends outwards into the room
- (as modifier)hearth rug