electric furnace

noun
a furnace in which the heat required is produced through electricity.

Origin:
1880–85

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electric furnace
 
n
any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current

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Example sentences
It is more efficient than an electric furnace or baseboard heating.
Virtually all heat pumps run on electricity and are much more efficient in heating a home than an electric furnace.
It is heated with a forced air electric furnace, and contains cleaning supplies.
The heating system must be an electric furnace or heat pump.
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