Sentence Examples

  • These distilling vessels are called retorts if they are supported only at the ends, and the furnace using them is termed a Belgian furnace.
  • Some fortysix or more retorts, arranged in parallel horizontal rows, are heated in one furnace.
  • The furnaces are square and open in front, to allow the outlet ends of the retorts to project; they are grouped together by fours; and their several chimneys are within the same enclosure.
  • After four days' heating the provisional front wall is removed piecemeal, and the retorts, after having been heated to redness, are inserted in corresponding sets.
  • The charge of the retorts consists of a mixture of 1100 lb of roasted calamine and 550 lb of dry powdered coal per furnace.

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