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electric furnace

a furnace in which the heat required is produced through electricity.
Origin of electric furnace
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for electric furnace
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for electric furnace

electric furnace

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