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kiln

noun [C] uk   /kɪln/ us  
a type of large oven used for making bricks and clay objects hard after they have been shaped
Translations of “kiln”
in Spanish horno…
in French four…
in German der Brennofen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用以燒製磚、陶器的)窯…
in Russian печь для обжига…
in Turkish tuğla ocağı/fırını…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用以烧制砖、陶器的)窑…
in Polish piec (do wypalania)…
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