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1. furnace

noun. ['ˈfɝːnəs'] an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc..

Synonyms

  • forge
  • open-hearth furnace
  • gas furnace
  • crematory
  • firebox
  • reverberatory furnace
  • cupola
  • electric furnace
  • chamber
  • cremation chamber
  • kiln
  • oil furnace
  • grating
  • grate
  • blast furnace
  • register
  • tank furnace
  • crematorium
  • incinerator
  • oil burner

Antonyms

  • recede
  • euphonious
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • fornais (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fornax (Latin)

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Rhymes with Blast Furnace

  • sternness
  • furnas
  • burness
  • urness
  • ernests

Sentences with blast-furnace


1. Noun Phrase
Using oxygen in a blast furnace lowers the overall cost of production.

2. Noun Phrase
These chemicals are mixed with gold ore to make dried precipitate which is heated in a blast furnace.

3. Noun Phrase
These chemicals are mixed with gold ore to make dried precipitate which is heated in a blast furnace.

4. Noun Phrase
Place the cupel in a blast furnace.

2. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] make a strident sound.

Synonyms

  • resound
  • make noise
  • blare

Antonyms

  • implode
  • lose
  • continuant consonant
  • decrease

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] hit hard.

Synonyms

  • smash
  • hit
  • nail

Antonyms

  • open
  • boo
  • disapprove
  • approval

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. blast

noun. ['ˈblæst'] a very long fly ball.

Synonyms

  • fly ball

Antonyms

  • hire
  • dullness

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] use explosives on.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • crump
  • shell

Antonyms

  • regularity
  • comprehensibility
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. blast

noun. ['ˈblæst'] a sudden very loud noise.

Synonyms

  • noise
  • eruption
  • water hammer
  • bang
  • clap

Antonyms

  • linger
  • absorb
  • unweave
  • fall back

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] fire a shot.

Synonyms

  • sharpshoot
  • blaze away
  • blaze
  • discharge
  • overshoot
  • shoot
  • gun
  • open fire
  • hit
  • pip
  • pump
  • snipe

Antonyms

  • humane
  • civilized
  • tame
  • nonviolent

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. blast

noun. ['ˈblæst'] a strong current of air.

Synonyms

  • air current
  • current of air
  • sandblast
  • gust
  • bluster
  • whiff
  • puff
  • wind
  • blow

Antonyms

  • leave
  • abstain
  • lower
  • roughen

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] criticize harshly or violently.

Synonyms

  • pick apart
  • criticise
  • savage
  • knock
  • crucify
  • pillory

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • come
  • conserve
  • flatter

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. blast

verb. ['ˈblæst'] make with or as if with an explosion.

Antonyms

  • end

Etymology

  • blast (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • blæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βλαστάνειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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