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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.]
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(Ceramics) a large oven for burning, drying, or processing something, such as porcelain or bricks
(Ceramics) (tr) to fire or process in a kiln
[Old English cylen, from Late Latin culīna kitchen, from Latin coquere to cook]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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- 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.
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Past participle: kilned
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A chamber in which clay is fired.
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|Noun||1.||kiln - 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
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fırınkireç ocağıtuğla ocağı
kiln[kɪln] N → horno m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
kiln[ˈkɪln] n → four m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
kiln[kɪln] n → fornace f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a type of large oven for baking pottery or bricks, drying grain etc. steenoond أتون، فُرْن пещ fornalha pec der Brennofen ovn καμίνι horno põletusahi کوره uuni fourכבשן ईंटों का भट्टा peć za pečenje (vapna, opeke) égetőkemence pembakaran (leir)brennsluofn fornace かま (벽돌 등을 굽는) 가마 krosnis ceplis tanur oven brenne-/tegl-/tørkeovn piec do wypalania بټي،د خښتو داش،كوره fornalha cuptor de ardere печь pec žgalna peč peć za pečenje grnčarije brännugn เตาเผา tuğla ocağı, fırın 窯，乾燥爐 сушильна, випалювальна піч بھٹّی یا تنور lò nung 窑，干燥炉
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