fireclay
fireclay \fireclay\ n. a heat-resistant clay. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fireclay — [fīr′klā΄] n. a kind of clay capable of resisting intense heat, used for making firebricks, furnace linings, etc. * * * fire clay also fire·clay (fīrʹklā ) n. A type of clay that is able to withstand intense heat, used to make firebricks,… …   Universalium

  • fireclay — [fīr′klā΄] n. a kind of clay capable of resisting intense heat, used for making firebricks, furnace linings, etc …   English World dictionary

  • fireclay — noun Date: 1800 clay capable of withstanding high temperatures that is used especially for firebrick and crucibles …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fireclay — Смотри огнеупорная глина …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • fireclay — Смотри Шамот …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • fireclay — n. heat resistant durable clay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fireclay — noun clay capable of withstanding high temperatures, chiefly used for making firebricks …   English new terms dictionary

  • fireclay — /ˈfaɪəkleɪ/ (say fuyuhklay) noun a kind of clay capable of resisting high temperature, used for making crucibles, firebricks, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • fireclay — n. clay capable of withstanding high temperatures, often used to make fire bricks …   Useful english dictionary

  • fireclay refractories — Смотри шамотные огнеупоры …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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