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limekiln Syllabification: lime·kiln
Pronunciation: /ˈlīmkiln/

Definition of limekiln in English:


A kiln in which limestone is burned or calcined to produce quicklime.
Example sentences
  • By a similar stroke of the pen, a limekiln in Thrislington obtained a licence to burn fuel that was 100 per cent hazardous.
  • His followers developed favourite themes; they painted rustic taverns, limekilns, travellers attacked by brigands, street vendors, charlatans, and carnivals.
  • Station House, set in the hamlet of Hollybush Forfar House, home to a remarkable pair of limekilns Two homes act as a reminder to the glory days of our industrial past
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