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blast furnace in Industry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblast furnaceˈblast ˌfurnace noun [countable]  TIHCMa large industrial structure in which iron is separated from the rock that surrounds it
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blast furnaceI haven't got a snowflake's chance in a blast furnace with Helen while he's around.Traditionally, iron oxide is converted to the metal in a blast furnace.