furnace

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈf3ːrnɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfɝnɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fûrnis)


Inflections of 'furnace' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
furnaces
v 3rd person singular
furnacing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
furnaced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
furnaced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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furnace

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. install a new furnace
  2. we need a new furnace
  3. need to have the furnace [checked, repaired, replaced]
  4. replace the furnace
  5. the furnace stopped working
  6. throw [coal, wood] into the furnace
  7. still uses an old [coal] furnace
  8. the furnace is [glowing, blazing] hot
  9. a new electric furnace
  10. a portable furnace for [road trips, vacations, camping]
  11. the [house's, building's] furnace
  12. a furnace for central heating
  13. a [gas, oil, coal, wood] furnace
  14. [gas] for the furnace
  15. a (hot) blast (came) from the furnace
  16. the furnace let out a (hot) blast
  17. the [glassblower's, potter's, blacksmith's] furnace
  18. placed the [glass, iron, metal] in the furnace
  19. [keep, stand] away from the furnace!
  20. [melted, shaped, molded] in the furnace
  21. was like a [seething, smoldering] furnace
n as adj
  1. furnace [gas, oil]
  2. furnace repair
  3. a furnace repairman
  4. in the furnace room
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