A furnace or reactor that distills gas from coal, etc.
A furnace that burns gas as fuel.
The ring thus prepared was placed in a cast-iron box and heated in a gas furnace.
On a direct-fired furnace at least one man, the brigadier, must be an expert in all the operations involved; but with a gas furnace a division of labour is possible.
For higher temperatures the bulb of the vapour density tube is made of porcelain or platinum, and is heated in a gas furnace.
In the Royal Mint silver bars are annealed once during rolling by passing through a Bates & Peard gas furnace.
Knowing this, and having in the Siemens regenerative gas furnace an independent means of generating this temperature, the Martin brothers of Sireuil in France in 1864 developed the open-hearth process of making steel of any desired carbon-content by melting together in this furnace cast and wrought iron.