furnace room


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n furnace room a room (usually in the basement of a building) that contains a furnace for heating the building
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In literature:

Before the furnaces within the great room a number of glass-blowers were at work.
"The Story of Glass" by Sara Ware Bassett
The Romans used portable furnaces in their rooms, on which account they had little use for chimneys, except for the kitchen.
"Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology" by Charles K. Dillaway
The furnace room was off the gymnasium.
"The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour" by George A. Warren
My still, thus constructed, is established upon a furnace like that of the infusion room.
"The Art of Making Whiskey" by Anthony Boucherie
I followed him to the cook-room and he crept so close to the furnace that I thought he had a mind to roast himself.
"The Frozen Pirate" by W. Clark Russell
Got my room there for taking care of the furnace, walks, and any old thing.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Higgins, in partial payment for his share in the revolt, was taking a turn at shoveling coal in the stifling furnace room.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
He felt as though he were in a furnace room.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
In their extremity they dug an underground room, deep enough to be beyond the dreadful furnace-glow above.
"History of Australia and New Zealand" by Alexander Sutherland
We cut away enough of the coal to make room for a great stone furnace.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell

In poetry:

Is like the earth's, unforced --
Or that they may, once a year
(Any dawn now), awaken
In church, not on the coffin boards
Of a back pew, or on furnace-room rags,
But on the steps of the altar
"Bums On Waking" by James Dickey
So while the guns of war are thundering fore and aft,
And you're shouting praise of men who fight for you,
Think of those who do their bit
In a seething furnace pit —
They're the heroes in the fire-room crew!
"The Fire-Room Crew" by Burt Franklin Jenness

In news:

Equation 1 When cooling thin, hot metal parts that are placed into a cold (black-body) furnace chamber or still-air cooled in a room-temperature environment, it can be assumed that the.
The simplest solution is to adjust the dampers in the ducts near the furnace leading to each room or group of rooms to balance the heated air going to each room .
An angry 2,000-degree furnace, a shadowy room, metal rods, piles of this and that strewn here and there on shelves.

In science:

The final heat treatment was performed at 1200 0C for 12 h in air, followed by furnace cooling down to room temperature.
Magnetic field induced metastability in the self-doped manganites