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Encyclopedia

  • Kilns are an essential part of the manufacture of all ceramics, which, by definition, Although modern kilns often have sophisticated electrical systems to control the firing. — “Kiln - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • For the historic site in Rhode Island, see Lime Kilns, Lincoln, Rhode Island. The common feature of early kilns was an egg-cup shaped burning chamber, with an air inlet at the base (the "eye"), constructed of brick. — “Lime kiln - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The anagama kiln (Japanese: 穴窯) is an ancient type of pottery kiln brought to Japan from China via Korea in the 5th century. The term anagama describes single-chamber kilns built in a sloping tunnel shape. — “Anagama kiln - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • And after the harvest festivities there will be grain to be carted to byre or stacked in ricks, and stores to be prepared for the winter, and storehouses and kilns and cattle-sheds to be cleaned for the same purpose, and the women to be assigned their tasks, and the totals of everything to be calculated, so that one may see the value of what has been done. — “Dead souls” by Nikolai Gogol
  • The fog was lighter here, and he could see the strange, bottle-shaped kilns with their orange, fanlike tongues of fire. — “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde
  • And I am told that all kinds of claims are about to be pressed against him, now that he is thought to have got some money; and he has been cutting down oak and selling the bark, Doctor Bryerly has been told, in that Windmill Wood; and he has kilns there for burning charcoal, and got a man from Lancashire who understands it–Hawk, or something like that.' — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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