Open hearth

Related to Open hearth: Open hearth furnace
(Metal.) the shallow hearth of a reverberatory furnace.

See also: Open

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There was a bright wood fire blazing in the large open hearth. The lamps were lit, and an open Dutch silver spirit-case stood, with some siphons of soda-water and large cut-glass tumblers, on a little marqueterie table.
"The true object lies here," said De Montfort, pointing to the open hearth upon which lay the charred remains of many papers and documents.
The room that Jurgis saw was half lined with books, and upon the walls were many pictures, dimly visible in the soft, yellow light; it was a cold, rainy night, so a log fire was crackling in the open hearth. Seven or eight people were gathered about it when Adams and his friend arrived, and Jurgis saw to his dismay that three of them were ladies.
On any day that isn't sweltering, start a fire to dramatize your open hearth. A pressed log from the supermarket will burn alone and add a cozy glow through the afternoon, with very little ash.
Enjoy some cinnamon toast and breads freshly baked over the open hearth, see some traditional crafts, enjoy stories by costumed guides and visit Santa warming his toes by his open fire.
Going back inside, the family room is approached from the kitchen/breakfast room by double doors; it features a limestone fireplace with an open hearth, and triple aspect windows including French doors.
There is symmetry to the event as the onward recycling of the steel could be to British Steel across the river as they are renewing their open hearth facilities - and this very steel could be the feed stock for those furnaces.
Sheikh Salahuddin congratulated the family of Prime Minister on successful operation of open hearth surgery on Mian Nawaz Sharif.
At each site, visitors will have the opportunity to help costumed presenters with a variety of day-to-day activities, such as baking food on an open hearth, cutting wood with a two-person saw, and weeding a garden.
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