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kiln

noun [C]
 
 
/kɪln/
a large oven for baking bricks and other clay objects until they are hardCeramics and potteryHeaters and burners
Translations of “kiln”
in Vietnamese lò nung…
in Spanish horno…
in Thai เตาเผา…
in Malaysian tanur…
in French four…
in German der Brennofen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用以燒製磚、陶器的)窯…
in Indonesian pembakaran…
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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