Ash-furnace
Ash-furnace Ash"-fur`nace, Ash-oven Ash"-ov`en, n. A furnace or oven for fritting materials for glass making. [1913 Webster]

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  • ash furnace — noun Etymology: ash (III) : a furnace or oven for fritting materials for glassmaking called also ash oven …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ash-oven — Ash furnace Ash fur nace, Ash oven Ash ov en, n. A furnace or oven for fritting materials for glass making. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ash oven — noun Etymology: ash (III) : ash furnace …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Muffle furnace — An Automatic Oil Muffle Furnace, circa 1910. Petroleum is contained in tank A, and is kept under pressure by pumping at intervals with the wooden handle, so that when the valve B is opened, the oil is vaporized by passing through a heating coil… …   Wikipedia

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