Sectional View of a Reverberatory Furnace
An illustration of a section of the reverberatory furnace. A reverberatory furnace is a metallurgical or process furnace that isolates the material being processed from contact with the fuel, but not from contact with combustion gases. The term reverberation is used here in a generic sense of rebounding or reflecting, not in the acoustic sense of echoing.
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Benson John Lossing, ed. The New Popular Educator (London, England: Cassell & Company Limited, 1891)