Bloomery Bloom"er*y, n. (Manuf.) A furnace and forge in which wrought iron in the form of blooms is made directly from the ore, or (more rarely) from cast iron. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bloomery — A bloomery is a type of furnace once widely used for smelting iron from its oxides. The bloomery was the earliest form of smelter capable of smelting iron. A bloomery s product is a porous mass of iron and slag called a bloom . This mix of slag… …   Wikipedia

  • bloomery — /blooh meuh ree/, n., pl. bloomeries. Metalworking. a hearth for smelting iron in blooms of pasty consistency by means of charcoal. [1575 85; BLOOM2 + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • bloomery — noun A forge in which wrought iron is made straight from ore …   Wiktionary

  • bloomery — n. (Metalworking) furnace and forge for melting ore to iron …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bloomery — noun (plural bloomeries) historical a forge or mill producing blooms of wrought iron …   English new terms dictionary

  • bloomery — bloom·ery …   English syllables

  • bloomery — n. (pl. ies) a factory that makes puddled iron into blooms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bloomery, Hampshire County, West Virginia — Bloomery is an unincorporated hamlet in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Bloomery is located along the Bloomery Pike (West Virginia Route 127), northwest of Winchester, Virginia. According to the 2000 census, the Bloomery… …   Wikipedia

  • Bloomery (disambiguation) — Bloomery can refer to: * A bloomery *The community of Bloomery, West Virginia, USA *The highway near Bloomery, Bloomery Pike …   Wikipedia

  • Bloomery, West Virginia — Bloomery is the name of several unincorporated communities in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Bloomery in Hampshire County has a post office in operation using this name. *Bloomery, Hampshire County, West Virginia *Bloomery, Jefferson County,… …   Wikipedia

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