Sentence Examples


  • The next great improvement in blast-furnace practice came in 1811, when Aubertot in France used for heating steel the furnace gases rich in carbonic oxide which till then had been allowed to burn uselessly at the top of the blast furnace.
  • The first blast-furnace in the colony seems to have been owned by Governor Spotswood, and was built and operated at the head of the Rappahannock river about 1715 by a colony of German Protestants.
  • Each blast-furnace is now provided with three or even four of these stoves, which collectively may be nearly thrice as large as the furnace itself.
  • This pours into them the molten cast iron which it has just received directly from the blast-furnace.
  • - On its way from the blowing engine to the tuyeres of the blast-furnace, the blast, i.e.