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kiln-dried

[kil-drahyd, kiln-] /ˈkɪlˌdraɪd, ˈkɪln-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the reduction of the moisture content in wood by means of artificially controlling the heat, air circulation, and humidity.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55

kiln-dry

[kil-drahy, kiln-] /ˈkɪlˌdraɪ, ˈkɪln-/
verb (used with object), kiln-dried, kiln-drying.
1.
to dry in a kiln.
Origin
1530-40
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