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Definition of kiln noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

kiln

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kɪln//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪln//
 
Art equipment
 
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a large oven for baking clay and bricks, drying wood and grain, etc. Modern farming methods have made these kilns redundant. The vases are then fired in a kiln. See related entries: Art equipment Word Origin Old English cylene, from Latin culina ‘kitchen, cooking stove’.
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