Kiln (noun)

  1. A furnace or oven for burning, baking, or drying something, especially pottery or bricks.
  2. A large oven used for industrial processes such as calcining, sintering, roasting, or firing.


Old english cyln, of germanic origin; related to dutch kuil and german k├╝hle "cool place".


  1. The pottery is fired in a kiln at high temperatures.
  2. They used a kiln to dry the bricks.
  3. The kiln was heated to a very high temperature.
  4. The kiln was used to bake ceramics.
  5. The kiln was used to make glass.
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