1. An oven or part of a stove used for broiling.
2. Flesh of a small young chicken, not over 2 l/2 pounds, suitable for broiling.
An enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
Structure in which fuel such as coal, coke, gas, or oil is burned to produce heat for various purposes. Furnaces are used in conjunction with boilers for heating, to produce hot water, or steam for driving turbines —in ships for propulsion and in power stations for generating electricity. The largest furnaces are those used for smelting and refining metals, such as the blast furnace, electric furnace, and open-hearth furnace.
ETYM Old Eng. kilne, kulne, AS. cyln, cylen; akin to Icel. kylna; prob. from the same source as coal. Related to Coal.
A large oven for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks.
High-temperature furnace used commercially for drying timber, roasting metal ores, or for making cement, bricks, and pottery. Oil- or gas-fired kilns are used to bake ceramics at up to 1,760şC/3,200şF; electric kilns do not generally reach such high temperatures.
ETYM as. ofen.
Used for baking or roasting.
A chamber used for baking, heating, or drying.
Sinonimi: kitchen stove | range | kitchen range | cooking stove
ETYM Dutch stoof a foot stove, originally, a heated room, a room for a bath.
1. A kitchen appliance used for cooking food; SYN. kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stove.
2. Any heating apparatus.