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Produced or operating by reverberation; deflected or diverted, as flame or heat, onto material being treated.
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characterized by, utilizing, or produced by reverberation
n, pl -ries
(Metallurgy) short for reverberatory furnace
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re•ver•ber•a•to•ry(rɪˈvɜr bər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)
adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. characterized or produced by reverberation.
2. of or denoting a furnace, kiln, or the like in which heat radiates by being deflected downward from the roof.
3. deflected, as flame.n.
4. a device, as a furnace, embodying reverberation.
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