kiln definition

  • noun:
    • some of various ovens for hardening, burning up, or drying out substances particularly grain, dinner, or clay, particularly a brick-lined range accustomed cook or fire ceramics.
    • An oven or furnace or a heated chamber, for the intended purpose of hardening, burning, calcining or drying anything; including, firing ceramics, healing or preserving tobacco, or smelting ores.
    • a sizable kitchen stove or oven; a furnace of brick or rock, or a heated chamber, for the true purpose of hardening, burning, or drying everything
    • A furnace for burning bricks; a brickkiln.
    • A furnace or oven for drying out, baking, or burning.
    • a furnace for firing or burning or drying out things like porcelain or bricks
  • verb-transitive:
    • To process in one of these ovens.
  • verb:
    • To cook in a kiln.
  • others:
    • To dry or burn off in a kiln.

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