Furnace vs. Kiln
Difference Between Furnace and Kiln
(UK) An industrial heating device, e.g. for smelting metal or baking ceramics.
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.
A device that provides heat for a building; a space heater.
To bake in a kiln.When making pottery we need to allow the bisque to dry before we kiln it.
(colloquial) Any area that is excessively hot.
a large oven for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks
(figurative) A place or time of punishment, affliction, or great trial; severe experience or discipline.
To heat in a furnace.
To exhale like a furnace.
an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.