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kiln

 (kĭln, kĭl)
n.
Any of various ovens for hardening, burning, or drying substances such as grain, meal, or clay, especially a brick-lined oven used to bake or fire ceramics.
tr.v. kilned, kiln·ing, kilns
To process in one of these ovens.

[Middle English kilne, from Old English cyln, from Latin culīna, kitchen, stove; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]

kiln

(kɪln)
n
(Ceramics) a large oven for burning, drying, or processing something, such as porcelain or bricks
vb
(Ceramics) (tr) to fire or process in a kiln
[Old English cylen, from Late Latin culīna kitchen, from Latin coquere to cook]

kiln

(kɪl, kɪln)
n.
1. a furnace or oven for burning, baking, or drying something, esp. one for firing pottery, calcining limestone, or baking bricks.
v.t.
2. to burn, bake, or treat in a kiln.
[before 900; Middle English kiln(e), Old English cylen < Latin culīna kitchen]

kiln

  • hovel - A conical building enclosing a kiln.
  • oast - A kiln used to dry hops or malt or tobacco.
  • battledore - Can refer to various tools, such as the paddle of a canoe or a utensil for inserting loaves into an oven or wares into a kiln.
  • china - Comes from Persian chini, for the delicate and valuable ware first made in China; the word describes pieces made from certain kinds of clay that have been glazed, usually decorated, and fired in a kiln at high temperatures.

kiln


Past participle: kilned
Gerund: kilning

Imperative
kiln
kiln
Present
I kiln
you kiln
he/she/it kilns
we kiln
you kiln
they kiln
Preterite
I kilned
you kilned
he/she/it kilned
we kilned
you kilned
they kilned
Present Continuous
I am kilning
you are kilning
he/she/it is kilning
we are kilning
you are kilning
they are kilning
Present Perfect
I have kilned
you have kilned
he/she/it has kilned
we have kilned
you have kilned
they have kilned
Past Continuous
I was kilning
you were kilning
he/she/it was kilning
we were kilning
you were kilning
they were kilning
Past Perfect
I had kilned
you had kilned
he/she/it had kilned
we had kilned
you had kilned
they had kilned
Future
I will kiln
you will kiln
he/she/it will kiln
we will kiln
you will kiln
they will kiln
Future Perfect
I will have kilned
you will have kilned
he/she/it will have kilned
we will have kilned
you will have kilned
they will have kilned
Future Continuous
I will be kilning
you will be kilning
he/she/it will be kilning
we will be kilning
you will be kilning
they will be kilning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kilning
you have been kilning
he/she/it has been kilning
we have been kilning
you have been kilning
they have been kilning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kilning
you will have been kilning
he/she/it will have been kilning
we will have been kilning
you will have been kilning
they will have been kilning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kilning
you had been kilning
he/she/it had been kilning
we had been kilning
you had been kilning
they had been kilning
Conditional
I would kiln
you would kiln
he/she/it would kiln
we would kiln
you would kiln
they would kiln
Past Conditional
I would have kilned
you would have kilned
he/she/it would have kilned
we would have kilned
you would have kilned
they would have kilned

kiln

A chamber in which clay is fired.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kiln - a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or brickskiln - a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks
brickkiln - a kiln for making bricks
dry kiln - a kiln for drying and seasoning lumber
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
limekiln - a kiln used to reduce naturally occurring forms of calcium carbonate to lime
muffle - a kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature
oast - a kiln for drying hops
Translations
أتون، فُرْن
ovn
भट्टा
égetõkemenceégetőkemence
brennsluofn
ceplis
fırınkireç ocağıtuğla ocağı

kiln

[kɪln] Nhorno m

kiln

[ˈkɪln] nfour m

kiln

n (for baking, burning) → (Brenn)ofen m; (for minerals) → Röst- or Kiesofen m; (for drying bricks etc) → Trockenofen m; (for hops etc) → Darre f, → Darrofen m

kiln

[kɪln] nfornace f

kiln

(kiln) noun
a type of large oven for baking pottery or bricks, drying grain etc.