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Keene’s CementA hard, high-strength, white, quick-setting finishing plaster made from burnt gypsum and alum.
Kiln(1) A chamber with controlled humidity, temperature, and airflow in which lumber is dried.(2) A low-pressure steam room in which green concrete units are cured.
Kiln-Dried LumberLumber that has been dried and seasoned with carefully controlled heat in a kiln.
Kinetic EnergyThe energy of a body with respect to the motion of the body.
Knitted ConstructionCarpet formed by looping pile yarn, stitching, and backing together.