an oven used to anneal glass.
- Also leer [leer] /lɪər/ .
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How to use lehr in a sentence
The papers seem to be woefully wrought up over the financial rating of Mr. Harry lehr.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2 | Various
"The old Boche almost got me that time," said lehr, lifting the oil cloth table cover to knock wood.The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918 | American Expeditionary Forces
Except for lehr's machine, we maintained our formation and came out flying in the same position.The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918 | American Expeditionary Forces
My brother also went there long after, and endeared himself to all, helping Herr lehr to plant his vines.Memoirs | Charles Godfrey Leland
It does not take so long to anneal glass in a lehr as in a kiln, and therefore in many factories only lehrs are used.The Story of Glass | Sara Ware Bassett
British Dictionary definitions for lehr
a long tunnel-shaped oven used for annealing glass
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