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Meaning of KILN

Pronunciation:  kil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a large oven for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks
 

KILN is a 4 letter word that starts with K.

 

 See Also: brickkiln, dry kiln, limekiln, muffle, oast, oven

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Kiln\, n. [OE. kilne, kulne, AS. cyln, cylen; akin to
Icel. kylna; prob. from the same source as coal. See {Coal}.]
1. A large stove or oven; a furnace of brick or stone, or a
   heated chamber, for the purpose of hardening, burning, or
   drying anything; as, a kiln for baking or hardening
   earthen vessels; a kiln for drying grain, meal, lumber,
   etc.; a kiln for calcining limestone.

2. A furnace for burning bricks; a brickkiln.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acid kiln, air-dry, anhydrate, bake, blot, brickkiln, brush, burn, cement kiln, cure, dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, drain, dry, enamel kiln, evaporate, exsiccate, fire, furnace, insolate, limekiln, muffle kiln, mummify, oven, parch, pyrometer, pyrometric cone, reverberatory, reverberatory kiln, rub, scorch, sear, Seger cone, shrivel, smoke, soak up, sponge, stove, sun, sun-dry, swab, torrefy, towel, weazen, wipe, wither, wizen
 

 

 

 

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