Meaning of KILN in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkiln, ˈkil ]


Etymology: Middle English kilne, from Old English cyln, from Latin culina kitchen, from coquere to cook — more at cook

Date: before 12th century

: an oven, furnace, or heated enclosure used for processing a substance by burning, firing, or drying

• kiln transitive verb

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