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furnace

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English

An oil furnace for heating a building

Etymology

From Old French fornais (French fournaise), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] fornax.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
furnace

Plural
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furnace ({{{1}}})
  1. A device for heating.
  2. A device that heats materials being processed in a factory.
  3. A device that provides heat for a building.
  4. Any area that is excessively hot.

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