kiln-dried

kiln-dried

[kil-drahyd, kiln-]
adjective
of or pertaining to the reduction of the moisture content in wood by means of artificially controlling the heat, air circulation, and humidity.

Origin:
1850–55

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kiln-dry

[kil-drahy, kiln-]
verb (used with object), kiln-dried, kiln-drying.
to dry in a kiln.

Origin:
1530–40

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