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Definition of furnace noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a piece of equipment that is used to heat a building, in which air or water is heated by burning gas or oil, and then pumped around the building
  2. 2a space surrounded on all sides by walls and a roof for heating metal or glass to very high temperatures It's like a furnace (= very hot) in here! see also blast furnace
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: furnace

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