continuous kiln

noun

Definition of continuous kiln

1 : a series of connected kilns or one continuous chamber through which a fire travels, green brick being set ahead of the fire
2 : a long narrow kiln which is hottest in its middle portion and through which ware travels on cars or conveyor

called also tunnel kiln

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“Continuous kiln.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/continuous%20kiln. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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