open-hearth process

noun

: a process of making steel from pig iron in a reverberatory furnace equipped with a regenerator

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of open-hearth process was in 1882

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“Open-hearth process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open-hearth%20process. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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