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dry kiln

noun
1.
an oven for the controlled drying and seasoning of cut lumber.
Origin of dry kiln
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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  • It may subsequently be placed in the dry kiln if further drying is desired.

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  • Any dry kiln in which this has not been carefully considered will not give the desired results.

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  • The evaporation from the other surfaces takes place very slowly out of doors, and with greater rapidity in a dry kiln.

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  • This becomes very evident when freshly cut wood is placed in the sun, and still more when put into a hot, dry kiln.

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  • If the fundamental principles are all taken care of, green lumber can be better dried in the dry kiln.

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  • Careful piling of the material to be dried, both in the yard and dry kiln, is essential to good results in drying.

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  • A great deal of the success of any dry kiln—or any other apparatus, for that matter—depends upon intelligent operation.

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  • The interior equipment for this type of dry kiln is arranged very similiar to that used in the Apartment kiln.

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  • The so-called "Tower" dry kiln (see Fig. 38) is designed for the rapid drying of small stuff in quantities.

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  • At the left is a completely loaded car ready to enter the dry kiln.

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British Dictionary definitions for dry kiln

dry kiln

noun
1.
an oven in which cut timber is dried and seasoned
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