electric furnace

Definitions of electric furnace
  1. noun
    any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current
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    types:
    Stassano furnace, electric-arc furnace
    an electric furnace in which an electric arc provides the source of heat for making steel
    type of:
    furnace
    an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
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