continuous kiln[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′kiln]
A long kiln through which ware travels on a moving device, such as a conveyor.
A kiln through which the fire travels progressively.
progressive kiln, continuous kiln, step-kiln
A dry kiln arranged so that green lumber enters one end and is dried in progressive steps as it moves to the opposite end, where it is removed.