how to pronounce kiln


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kiln is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of kiln in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… it was a tile kiln five meters by 5 …”

meanings of kiln


  1. An oven or furnace or a heated chamber, for the purpose of hardening, burning, calcining or drying anything; for example, firing ceramics, curing or preserving tobacco, or drying grain.


  1. To bake in a kiln.

kiln frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kiln occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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