kiln-dried


kiln-dried
adjective
dried in a kiln
Similar to: ↑dry

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: dried or cured in a kiln

kiln-dried lumber

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/kil"druyd', kiln"-/, adj.
of or pertaining to the reduction of the moisture content in wood by means of artificially controlling the heat, air circulation, and humidity.
[1850-55]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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

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

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