Kier

Kier noun [ Icelandic ker a tub.] (Bleaching) A large tub or vat in which goods are subjected to the action of hot lye or bleaching liquor; -- also called keeve .
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Kier

• (n.) A large tub or vat in which goods are subjected to the action of hot lye or bleaching liquor; -- also called keeve.
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Kier

[industrial] A kier or keeve (or similar spellings) is a large circular boiler or vat used in bleaching or scouring cotton fabric. They were also used for processing paper pulp. In use they were continuously rotated by an engine, steam being supplied through a rotating joint in the axle. They were usually spherical, sometimes cylindrical, a...
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kier

bleaching vat
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