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Noun: furnace  fur-nis
  1. An enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
    "Oil fires the furnace";
    - oven
  2. Any area that is excessively hot

Derived forms: furnaces

Type of: chamber

Encyclopedia: Furnace, Llanelli