limekiln
noun Date: 13th century a kiln or furnace for reducing limestone or shells to lime by burning

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  • Limekiln — Lime kiln (l[imac]m k[i^]ln ), n. A kiln or furnace in which limestone or shells are burned and reduced to lime. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limekiln — ► NOUN ▪ a kiln in which quicklime is produced …   English terms dictionary

  • limekiln — [līm′kil΄, līm′kiln΄] n. a furnace in which limestone, shells, etc. are reduced to lime by burning …   English World dictionary

  • limekiln — /luym kil , kiln /, n. a kiln or furnace for making lime by calcining limestone or shells. [1250 1300; ME limkilne. See LIME1, KILN] * * * …   Universalium

  • limekiln — noun a furnace used to produce lime from limestone …   Wiktionary

  • limekiln — n. furnace in which limestone or shells are made into lime …   English contemporary dictionary

  • limekiln — noun a kiln in which quicklime is produced …   English new terms dictionary

  • limekiln — /ˈlaɪmkɪln/ (say luymkiln) noun a kiln or furnace for making lime by calcining limestone or shells …   Australian English dictionary

  • limekiln — n. a kiln for heating limestone to produce quicklime …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limekiln State Park — is a state park in California located 2 miles south of Lucia on State Route 1 on the Big Sur coast. It has a secluded campground with two distinct environments. There is beach camping along a sandy cove. Above is camping in the redwood forest. A… …   Wikipedia

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