induction furnace

noun Metallurgy.
a type of electric furnace used for melting a charge of scrap by the heat produced by its own electrical resistance.

1905–10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The uranium metal may be mixed with an alloying metal in an induction furnace.
The zinc metal sheets are charged to an electric induction furnace and melted down.
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