kiln-dried

[ kil-drahyd, kiln- ]
/ ˈkɪlˌdraɪd, ˈkɪln- /

adjective

of or relating to the reduction of the moisture content in wood by means of artificially controlling the heat, air circulation, and humidity.

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Origin of kiln-dried

First recorded in 1850–55
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