solar furnace


noun

a furnace using sunlight concentrated by concave mirrors as the direct source of heat.

Nearby words

  1. solar day,
  2. solar eclipse,
  3. solar elastosis,
  4. solar energy,
  5. solar flare,
  6. solar ganglion,
  7. solar heating,
  8. solar house,
  9. solar mass,
  10. solar month

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British Dictionary definitions for solar furnace

solar furnace

noun

a furnace utilizing the sun as a heat source, sunlight being concentrated at the focus of a system of concave mirrors
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