kiln-dried

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Adj.1.kiln-dried - dried in a kiln
dry - free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"
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There is not a messenger or process-server attached to it, who wears a coat that was made for him; not a tolerably fresh, or wholesome-looking man in the whole establishment, except a little white-headed apple-faced tipstaff, and even he, like an ill-conditioned cherry preserved in brandy, seems to have artificially dried and withered up into a state of preservation to which he can lay no natural claim.
83 per tonne for artificially dried fodder and Euro 38.
In some species, artificially dried excised seeds are capable of precocious germination during the second week after anthesis, and then dormancy gradually sets in during the third week (Bianco et al.