from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In lumbering, a kiln for drying and seasoning cut lumber, boards, etc.; a lumber drier.
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The purpose of the humidity diagram is to enable the dry-kiln operator to determine quickly the humidity conditions and vapor pressure, as well as the changes which take place with changes of temperature.
The inter-relation between wood and water is as imperfectly known to dry-kiln operators as that between wood and heat.