lehr

noun
variants: or less commonly leer or lear \ ˈli(ə)r , ˈle(ə)r , ˈlāər \
plural -s

Definition of lehr

: a long oven in which glassware is annealed as it travels through on a continuous belt

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History and Etymology for lehr

German lehr, leer model, pattern, measuring instrument, from Middle High German lēre model, measure

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“Lehr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lehr. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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