Definition of Solar furnace

1. Noun. A concave mirror that concentrates the rays of the sun; can produce high temperatures.

Exact synonyms: Solar Collector, Solar Dish
Generic synonyms: Reflector
Group relationships: Solar Thermal System



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solar Furnace

solar corona
solar coronas
solar day
solar days
solar dermatitis
solar dish
solar eclipse
solar eclipses
solar elastosis
solar energetic particles
solar energy
solar engine
solar fever
solar flare
solar flares
solar furnace (current term)
solar ganglia
solar gravity
solar halo
solar heater
solar house
solar keratosis
solar lentigo
solar maculopathy
solar magnetic field
solar month
solar nebula
solar nebulae
solar nebulas

Literary usage of Solar furnace

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1. Fuel of the Sun by Mattieu Williams (1890)
"THE FEEDING OF THE solar furnace. The solar furnace must be continually stirred and fed with fresh fuel.... 64 State of the Atmosphere of the Sun if his ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"0841 NREL High-Flux solar furnace (HFSF) Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 1617 Cole Blvd., Golden, CO 80401 Contact: Allan ..."

3. The Century by Bim Sherman (1885)
"... as we have said, is warming itself at the great solar furnace, which we have just seen contains an internal source for generating heat enough for ..."

4. The Solar System: A Study of Recent Observations by Charles Lane Poor (1908)
"... and concealing the brightness below; others thought them to be the waste materials from the solar furnace, the burnt-out cinders of an immense fire. ..."

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