furnace-like

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furnace (ˈfɜːnɪs)
 
n
1.  an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to generate steam, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc
2.  a very hot or stifling place
 
[C13: from Old French fornais, from Latin fornax oven, furnace; related to Latin formus warm]
 
'furnace-like
 
adj

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