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  1. open-hearthadjective

    of or relating to or produced by the open-hearth process

    "open-hearth steel"


  1. open-hearthadjective

    Describing a reverberatory furnace used to make high-quality steel

  2. open-hearthadjective

    Designating the steel so produced


  1. open-hearth

    Open-hearth refers to a method or process in metallurgy for producing steel by essentially oxidizing and melting a mixture of pig iron and scrap iron in a large, flat hearth open on three sides. This process was primarily used throughout most of the 20th century for massive steel production, but has been largely replaced by the basic oxygen and electric arc processes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of open-hearth in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of open-hearth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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