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Kiln

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Noun, Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Kilnn. [OE. kilne, kulne, AS. cyln, cylen; akin to Icel. kylna; prob. from the same source as coal. See Coal.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A furnace for burning bricks; a brickkiln.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Kiln, n. a furnace or oven for burning, baking, or drying, esp. for calcining lime or firing pottery etc.

Etymology
OE cylene f. L culina kitchen

THESAURUS

Kiln

Seger cone, 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, shrivel, smoke, soak up, sponge, stove, sun, sun-dry, swab, torrefy, towel, weazen, wipe, wither, wizen

ROGET THESAURUS

Kiln

Dryness

N dryness, siccity, aridity, drought, ebb tide, low water, exsiccation, desiccation, arefaction, dephlegmation, drainage, drier, desiccative, dessicator, dessicator, hair drier, clothes drier, gas drier, electric drier, vacuum oven, drying oven, kiln, lyophilizer, clothesline, dry, anhydrous, arid, adust, arescent, dried, undamped, juiceless, sapless, sear, husky, rainless, without rain, fine, dry as a bone, dry as dust, dry as a stick, dry as a mummy, dry as a biscuit, water proof, water tight, dehydrated, dessicated.

Furnace

N furnace, stove, kiln, oven, cracker, hearth, focus, combustion chamber, athanor, hypocaust, reverberatory, volcano, forge, fiery furnace, limekiln, Dutch oven, tuyere, brasier, salamander, heater, warming pan, boiler, caldron, seething caldron, pot, urn, kettle, chafing-dish, retort, crucible, alembic, still, waffle irons, muffle furnace, induction furnace, electric heater, electric furnace, electric resistance heat, open-hearth furnace, fireplace, gas fireplace, coal fire, wood fire, fire-dog, fire- irons, grate, range, kitchener, caboose, camboose, poker, tongs, shovel, ashpan, hob, trivet, andiron, gridiron, ashdrop, frying-pan, stew-pan, backlog, hearth, inglenook, oil burner, gas burner, Franklin stove, pot-bellied stove, wood-burning stove, central heating, steam heat, hot water heat, gas heat, forced hot air, electric heat, heat pump, solar heat, convective heat, hothouse, bakehouse, washhouse, laundry, conservatory, sudatory, Turkish bath, Russian bath, vapor bath, steam bath, sauna, warm bath, vaporarium.


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