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lehr

(lɪə)
n
(General Engineering) a long tunnel-shaped oven used for annealing glass
[from German: pattern, model]
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He has spent two or three days at the Lehrs' home, and he has discovered that it is like life in some other country: a church is still standing near their property; the people are delighted that a priest is among them; Mr.
Lehrs, was summoned by telephone during the search of the Bary home and appeared while the search was underway.
Reheated in "lehrs" to a uniform temperature to anneal the glass, the bottles are then coated with a proprietary protective scratch-preventer.
Ironically, Wagner had many close Jewish friends throughout his life, including Samuel Lehrs, a philologist he befriended in Paris; Karl Tausig, a brilliant pianist who was a student of Wagner's friend Franz Liszt; Jacques Halevy, a French composer; and Heinrich Porges, an Austrian writer.
The annealing lehrs have been ordered from Pennekemp, a leading company offering technically advanced solutions.
The Dawson conveyors operate over eight separate production lines that transport newly-formed glass bottles from the annealing lehrs, where they are progressively cooled to prevent stress fractures to the palletising operation at the end of the manufacturing process.
The new system follows its technological breakthrough in glass lehrs also used in the production of televisions.