Arsem furnace

noun
Ar·​sem furnace | \ ˈärsəmˌ- \

Definition of Arsem furnace

: an electric furnace usually of the vacuum type heated by electrical resistance

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History and Etymology for Arsem furnace

after William C. Arsem, born 1880, American chemical engineer

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“Arsem furnace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arsem%20furnace. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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