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 Dictionary entry overview: What does kiln mean? 

KILN (noun)
  The noun KILN has 1 sense:

1. a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks

  Familiarity information: KILN used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

KILN (noun)

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A furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("kiln" is a kind of...):

furnace (an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "kiln"):

brickkiln (a kiln for making bricks)

dry kiln (a kiln for drying and seasoning lumber)

limekiln (a kiln used to reduce naturally occuring 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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