Meaning of “furnace” in the English Dictionary

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"furnace" in British English

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furnacenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɜː.nɪs/ us /ˈfɝː.nɪs/

(Definition of “furnace” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"furnace" in American English

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furnacenoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɜr·nəs/

a container for holding burning substances, usually to heat buildings or to melt metals and other materials

(Definition of “furnace” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)