Scott had recently finished shooting the drama Out of the furnace, starring Christian Bale.
A jet engine that is still functioning is basically a furnace, and the most likely first source of ignition.
The high-cheekboned actor wears a leather jacket and turtleneck and slicks back his hair in Out of the furnace.
It came from the furnace of the Revolution, tempered to the necessities of the times.
The garden palings were pulled up and cast into the furnace.
Beside his furnace he had his laboratory at the foot of Bloody tower.
The furnace was filled with pieces of brass and bronze, and the fire was lit.
This takes the form of a square stable, heated by a furnace at the back.
Go bring me th' furnace, and I'll put a fire in it that quick.
With the Americans on the furnace, the relation was the traditional one.
early 13c., from Old French fornaise "oven, furnace" (12c.), from Latin fornacem (nominative fornax) "an oven, kiln," related to fornus, furnus "oven," and to formus "warm," from PIE root *ghwer- "warm" (cf. Greek thermos, Old English wearm; see warm (adj.)).
(1.) Chald. attun, a large furnace with a wide open mouth, at the top of which materials were cast in (Dan. 3:22, 23; comp. Jer. 29:22). This furnace would be in constant requisition, for the Babylonians disposed of their dead by cremation, as did also the Accadians who invaded Mesopotamia. (2.) Heb. kibshan, a smelting furnace (Gen. 19:28), also a lime-kiln (Isa. 33:12; Amos 2:1). (3.) Heb. kur, a refining furnace (Prov. 17:3; 27:21; Ezek. 22:18). (4.) Heb. alil, a crucible; only used in Ps. 12:6. (5.) Heb. tannur, oven for baking bread (Gen. 15:17; Isa. 31:9; Neh. 3:11). It was a large pot, narrowing towards the top. When it was heated by a fire made within, the dough was spread over the heated surface, and thus was baked. "A smoking furnace and a burning lamp" (Gen. 15:17), the symbol of the presence of the Almighty, passed between the divided pieces of Abraham's sacrifice in ratification of the covenant God made with him. (See OVEN.) (6.) Gr. kamnos, a furnace, kiln, or oven (Matt. 13:42, 50; Rev. 1:15; 9:2).