open-hearth process


noun
  1. a process of steelmaking in which the charge is laid in a furnace (open-hearth furnace ) on a shallow hearth and heated directly by burning gas as well as radiatively by the furnace walls.

Origin of open-hearth process

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First recorded in 1885–90

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open-hearth process

noun
  1. a process for making steel using an open-hearth furnace

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