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Forehearth
Forehearth Fore"hearth`, n. (Metal.) The forward extension of the hearth of a blast furnace under the tymp.
Hearthstone
Hearthstone Hearth"stone`, n. Stone forming the hearth; hence, the fireside; home. Chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone. --A. Lincoln.
Open-hearth steel
Open-hearth steel Open-hearth steel See under Open.
Ore hearth
Ore Ore, n. [AS. [=a]ra; cf. [=a]r brass, bronze, akin to OHG. [=e]r, G. ehern brazen, Icel. eir brass, Goth. ais, L. aes, Skr. ayas iron. [root]210. Cf. Ora, Era.] 1. The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined, as gold, copper, etc., or combined, as iron, lead, etc. Usually the ores contain the metals combined with oxygen, sulphur, arsenic, etc. (called mineralizers). 2. (Mining) A native metal or its compound with the rock in which it occurs, after it has been picked over to throw out what is worthless. 3. Metal; as, the liquid ore. [R.] --Milton. Ore hearth, a low furnace in which rich lead ore is reduced; -- also called Scotch hearth. --Raymond.
Scotch hearth
Ore Ore, n. [AS. [=a]ra; cf. [=a]r brass, bronze, akin to OHG. [=e]r, G. ehern brazen, Icel. eir brass, Goth. ais, L. aes, Skr. ayas iron. [root]210. Cf. Ora, Era.] 1. The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined, as gold, copper, etc., or combined, as iron, lead, etc. Usually the ores contain the metals combined with oxygen, sulphur, arsenic, etc. (called mineralizers). 2. (Mining) A native metal or its compound with the rock in which it occurs, after it has been picked over to throw out what is worthless. 3. Metal; as, the liquid ore. [R.] --Milton. Ore hearth, a low furnace in which rich lead ore is reduced; -- also called Scotch hearth. --Raymond.
Slag hearth
Slag Slag, n. [Sw. slagg, or LG. slacke, whence G. schlacke; originally, perhaps, the splinters struck off from the metal by hammering. See Slay, v. t.] 1. The dross, or recrement, of a metal; also, vitrified cinders. 2. The scoria of a volcano. Slag furnace, or Slag hearth (Metal.), a furnace, or hearth, for extracting lead from slags or poor ore. Slag wool, mineral wool. See under Mineral.

Meaning of Hearth from wikipedia

- A hearth /hɑːrθ/ is a brick- or stone-lined fireplace, with or without an oven, used for heating and originally also used for cooking food. For centuries...
- source. Hearths and hobs A fireplace in a German castle showing a brick hob. Hearth and hob in a traditional Slovenian kitchen. Reconstructed hearth and hob...
- cornell.edu. "Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition and History (HEARTH)". hearth.library.cornell.edu. 31 March 2003. "Human ****uality Collection - Rare...
- The Cloister and the Hearth (1861) is a historical novel by the English author Charles Reade. Set in the 15th century, it relates the story revolving about...
- Plow & Hearth is a United States retailer based in Madison, Virginia, specializing in hearth and fireplace accessories, furniture and home furnishings...
- A hearth tax was a property tax in certain countries during the medieval and early modern period, levied on each hearth, thus by proxy on wealth. It was...
- Open-hearth furnaces are one of several kinds of furnace in which excess carbon and other impurities are burnt out of pig iron to produce steel. Since...
- religion, Hestia (/ˈhɛstiə, ˈhɛstʃə/; Gr****: Ἑστία, "hearth" or "fireside") is the virgin goddess of the hearth, the right ordering of domesticity, the family...
- The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home is a novella by Charles ****ens, published by Bradbury and Evans, and released 20 December 1845 with illustrations...
- multiple hearth furnace also known as a vertical calciner, is used for continuous preparation and calcining of materials. The multiple hearth furnaces...
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