Definition of kiln-dry in English:


Syllabification: kiln-dry
Pronunciation: /ˈkilnˌdrī


[with object] (usually as noun kiln-drying)
Dry (a material such as wood or sand) in a kiln.
More example sentences
  • The decline will end when manufacturers understand international standards, start to use properly kiln-dried wood and make furniture with a floating construction.
  • World-soaked preachers and churches must be kiln-dried before they are fit for revival kindling wood.
  • All timber used is kiln-dried and pressure-impregnated to withstand the harsh desert climate and is from renewable sources.

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