Bloomery Bloom"er*y, n. (Manuf.) A furnace and forge in which wrought iron in the form of blooms is made directly from the ore, or (more rarely) from cast iron. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bloomery, Jefferson County, West Virginia — Bloomery is an unincorporated community on the Shenandoah River in Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA. External links * [ Shannondale and Beyond] , A Blue Ridge Mountain Community Forum …   Wikipedia

  • Bloomery Pike — The Bloomery Pike is a north/south named route that runs from the North Frederick Pike (U.S. Route 522) in Frederick County, Virginia, USA to the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Route 50) near Augusta in Hampshire County, West Virginia. The Bloomery… …   Wikipedia

  • bloomery process — Process for iron smelting. In ancient times, smelting involved creating a bed of red hot charcoal in a furnace to which iron ore mixed with more charcoal was added. The ore was chemically reduced (see oxidation reduction), but, because primitive… …   Universalium

  • bloomery iron — luitinė geležis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Korėta Fe masė šlaku užpildytomis poromis. atitikmenys: angl. ball iron; bloomery iron rus. кричное железо …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bloomery — /blooh meuh ree/, n., pl. bloomeries. Metalworking. a hearth for smelting iron in blooms of pasty consistency by means of charcoal. [1575 85; BLOOM2 + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • bloomery — noun A forge in which wrought iron is made straight from ore …   Wiktionary

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