Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Furnace"

The meaning of "Furnace" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does furnace mean?
A: Something that heats houses, smelts ores or produces steam.
Q: What does furnace mean?
A: A furnace is a heater for a home or commercial building that produces heat by burning fuel, electricity or induction.
Q: What does furnace mean?
A: In England we would call it the boiler room, but more likely the utility room. It's where the appliances are installed.

Americans say "furnace", we say "boiler".
Q: What does furnace mean?
A: it is a oven-like structure for burning, smelting and casting metals, e.g. gold

Example sentences using "Furnace"

Q: Please show me example sentences with furnace.
A: ‘The furnace is hot, be careful around it’
Q: Please show me example sentences with furnace.
A: The furnace produces heat which keeps the house warm.
His car was so hot it felt like a furnace.

Synonyms of "Furnace" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between furnace and hearth ?
A: Littlemissc is correct.

A furnace just is a big machine that produces heat. It is usually in the basement or utility room of a house. If you show a guest your house you would not bother to show him the furnace.

A hearth is the part of a fireplace where the fire is. Family and their guests often get together there, and it is considered a nice, cozy place for people to gather near.

Q: What is the difference between furnace and Hearth ?
A: A hearth is the structure in front of a fire place. Usually made of stone or brick and resembling a raised bench that spans the front of the fireplace. A furnace is a self contained heating device. The heat source for a centralised heating system. Like those found in apartment building or family home.
Q: What is the difference between You caught me stoking up the furnace and You found me holding a smoking gun. ?
A: No... completely different! Townsend is using the pills to get more energy/feed his addiction (stoking up the furnace would mean something along the lines of "feeding the beast" - the beast being his addiction.
Q: What is the difference between the furnace that heats our building is in the basement and the furnace heating our building is in the basement ?
A: There isn't any difference.

Other questions about "Furnace"

Q: do you use "furnace" as "fireplace"?
I found a character who used "furnace" as "fireplace", but when I looked up the word, furnace seems to hardly mean "fireplace" looking at the picture.

did I hear wrong or furnace can be mean fireplace?
A: Your picture is a furnace. This is what a fireplace looks like.
But there's a thing called a Furnace Fireplace (Decorative Furnace) so it just looks like a fireplace when it's not. Maybe that's what the character was talking about?

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