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Term Definition
Keene's Cement

A 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 Lumber

Lumber that has been dried and seasoned with carefully controlled heat in a kiln.

Kinetic Energy

The energy of a body with respect to the motion of the body.

Knitted Construction

Carpet formed by looping pile yarn, stitching, and backing together.