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Definition: Furnace cadmia
, n. [OE. fornais, forneis, OF. fornaise, F.
fournaise, from L. fornax; akin to furnus oven, and prob. to
1. An inclosed place in which heat is produced by the
combustion of fuel, as for reducing ores or melting
metals, for warming a house, for baking pottery, etc.; as,
an iron furnace; a hot-air furnace; a glass furnace; a
boiler furnace, etc.
Note: Furnaces are classified as wind or air. furnaces when
the fire is urged only by the natural draught; as blast
furnaces, when the fire is urged by the injection
artificially of a forcible current of air; and as
reverberatory furnaces, when the flame, in passing to
the chimney, is thrown down by a low arched roof upon
the materials operated upon.
2. A place or time of punishment, affiction, or great trial;
severe experience or discipline. --Deut. iv. 20.
, a shaft furnace for roasting
, Same as Bridge wall
. See Bridge
, n., 5.
or Furnace cadmia
, the oxide of zinc
which accumulates in the chimneys of furnaces smelting
zinciferous ores. --Raymond.
(Iron Manuf.), a lift for raising ore, coal,
etc., to the mouth of a blast furnace.