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



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 OriginOld English cylene, from Latin culina ‘kitchen, cooking stove’.
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