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induction furnace

noun

, Metallurgy.
  1. a type of electric furnace used for melting a charge of scrap by the heat produced by its own electrical resistance.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of induction furnace1

First recorded in 1905–10

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Example Sentences

Then, at the induction furnace, which melts about 200 pounds of iron at a time, the metal is mixed with carbon silicon and melted.

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