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Athanor definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ATH'ANOR, n. [Heb. thanor, an oven or furnace.]
A digesting furnace, formerly used in chimical operations, so constructed as to maintain a uniform and durable heat. It is a furnace, with a lateral tower close on all sides, which is to be filled with fuel. As the fuel below is consumed, that in the tower falls down to supply its place.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a furnace that feeds itself so as to maintain a uniform temperature; used by alchemists

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Athanor Ath"a*nor, n. [F., fr. Ar. at-tann[=u]r, fr. Heb. tann[=u]r an oven or furnace.] A digesting furnace, formerly used by alchemists. It was so constructed as to maintain uniform and durable heat. --Chambers.




 


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