Kiln-dry \Kiln"-dry`\, v. t. To dry in a kiln; as, to kiln-dry meal or grain. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

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  • kiln-dry — [kil′drī΄, kiln′drī΄] vt. kiln dried, kiln drying to dry in a kiln …   English World dictionary

  • kiln-dry — dry in a kiln, dry in a special furnace designed for drying items such as pottery (or bricks, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kiln-dry — /kil druy , kiln /, v.t., kiln dried, kiln drying. to dry in a kiln. [1530 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • kiln-dry — /ˈkɪln draɪ/ (say kiln druy) verb (t) (kiln dried, kiln drying) to dry in a kiln …   Australian English dictionary

  • kiln-dry — verb [usu. as adjective kiln dried] dry in a kiln …   English new terms dictionary

  • kiln-dry — ( ies, ied) dry in a kiln …   Useful english dictionary

  • kiln-dried — adjective dry in a kiln. → kiln dry …   English new terms dictionary

  • dry — adj 1 Dry, arid mean devoid of moisture. Dry may suggest freedom from noticeable moisture either as a characteristic or as a desirable state {a dry climate} {1dry clothing} {dry land} {dry provisions} …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • kiln — [kil, kiln] n. [ME kylne < OE cylne < L culina, cookstove, kitchen] a furnace or oven for drying, burning, or baking something, as bricks, grain, or pottery vt. to dry, burn, or bake in a kiln …   English World dictionary

  • dry kiln — n. an enclosed place in which lumber is dried and seasoned by artificial heat …   English World dictionary

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