an oven for the controlled drying and seasoning of cut lumber.
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Origin of dry kiln
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby dry kiln
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Example sentences from the Web for dry kiln
The baker's watch had stopped, or he had gone to sleep, and they had been left in the oven or dry-kiln too long.Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6)|John McElroy
The inter-relation between wood and water is as imperfectly known to dry-kiln operators as that between wood and heat.Seasoning of Wood|Joseph B. Wagner
British Dictionary definitions for dry kiln
an oven in which cut timber is dried and seasoned
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