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kilnnoun [C]

uk   us   /kɪln/
a ​type of ​largeoven used for making ​bricks and ​clayobjects hard after they have been ​shaped
(Definition of kiln from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kilnnoun [C]

 us   /kɪln, kɪl/
a ​type of ​largeoven (= ​box in which things are ​cooked or ​heated) used for making ​bricks and ​clayobjects hard after they have been ​shaped
(Definition of kiln from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kiln”
in Spanish horno…
in Vietnamese lò nung…
in Malaysian tanur…
in Thai เตาเผา…
in French four…
in German der Brennofen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用以烧制砖、陶器的)窑…
in Turkish tuğla ocağı/fırını…
in Russian печь для обжига…
in Indonesian pembakaran…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用以燒製磚、陶器的)窯…
in Polish piec (do wypalania)…
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