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Definition: Portable forge
(f[=o]rj), n. [F. forge, fr. L. fabrica the
workshop of an artisan who works in hard materials, fr. faber
artisan, smith, as adj., skillful, ingenious; cf. Gr. ? soft,
tender. Cf. Fabric
1. A place or establishment where iron or other metals are
wrought by heating and hammering; especially, a furnace,
or a shop with its furnace, etc., where iron is heated and
wrought; a smithy.
In the quick forge and working house of thought.
2. The works where wrought iron is produced directly from the
ore, or where iron is rendered malleable by puddling and
shingling; a shingling mill.
3. The act of beating or working iron or steel; the
manufacture of metallic bodies. [Obs.]
In the greater bodies the forge was easy. --Bacon.
, a forge for the direct production of
wrought iron, differing from the old Catalan forge mainly
in using finely crushed ore and working continuously.
. (Metal.) See under Catalan
, the dross or slag form a forge or bloomary.
, Forge train
, the train of rolls by which a
bloom is converted into puddle bars.
(Mil.), a wagon fitted up for transporting a
blackmith's forge and tools.
, a light and compact blacksmith's forge,
with bellows, etc., that may be moved from place to place.
, a. [L. portabilis, fr. portare to carry:
cf. F. portable. See Port
1. Capable of being borne or carried; easily transported;
conveyed without difficulty; as, a portable bed, desk,
2. Possible to be endured; supportable. [Obs.]
How light and portable my pain seems now! --Shak.
. See under Forge
Portable steam engine
. See under Steam engine