kiln


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a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks

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The failure of this last kiln left me without a single dollar with which to make another experiment.
About the time that we succeeded in burning our first kiln of bricks we began facing in an emphasized form the objection of the students to being taught to work.
Waiting for some reply, I looked about me, noticing how the sluice was abandoned and broken, and how the house - of wood with a tiled roof - would not be proof against the weather much longer, if it were so even now, and how the mud and ooze were coated with lime, and how the choking vapour of the kiln crept in a ghostly way towards me.
I'll put your body in the kiln - I'd carry two such to it, on my shoulders - and, let people suppose what they may of you, they shall never know nothing.
The white vapour of the kiln was passing from us as we went by, and, as I had thought a prayer before, I thought a thanksgiving now.
The kilns were burning, and a stifling vapour set towards us with a pale-blue glare.
He had been a workman himself; he could keep a fire in his kiln and could put a price on his work, and that was about all he knew; he had no energy, and no idea of business.
Vigneau probably borrowed fuel to heat his kiln, he certainly worked by day, and fetched in his materials in basket-loads by night; in short, no one knew what boundless energy he brought to bear upon his enterprise; and the two old mothers, clad in rags, worked like negroes.
On the other hand the brick kiln owners argue that it is quite impossible to find a place in the small-sized and densely populated country where they can relocate.
MUZAFFARGARH -- Four cases have been registered in Rohillanwali police station against four brick kiln owners in Alipur on Friday.
MUZAFFARGARH -- Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Saif Anwar ordered the registration of cases against two kiln owners as kids were found working at their kilns.
Other than ordering an immediate arrest of the brick kiln owners responsible for child labour, the chief minister had also directed that the children working at the kilns be immediately admitted to schools.
Sporadic mobile courts conducted by the DoE alone are not enough to combat the crooked brick kiln owners.
The stand has a solid top that fully supports the kiln bottom.
According to a spokesman of the Commissioner office, all the existing brick kilns would be converted into new zigzag technology in cooperation with the all Pakistan bricks kiln owners association.