Refractory

  • 21refractory — re•frac•to•ry [[t]rɪˈfræk tə ri[/t]] adj. n. pl. ries 1) hard or impossible to manage; stubbornly disobedient: a refractory child[/ex] 2) resisting ordinary methods of treatment 3) mel difficult to fuse, reduce, or work, as an ore or metal 4) mel …

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  • 22refractory — ugniai atspari medžiaga statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, kurios atsparumas kaitrai viršija 1580 °C. atitikmenys: angl. fireproof material; refractory vok. feuerfester Baustoff, m; feuerfestes Erzeugnis, n rus …

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  • 23refractory — ugniai atspari medžiaga statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, kurios atsparumas kaitrai viršija 1580 °C. atitikmenys: angl. fireproof material; refractory rus. огнеупор; огнеупорный материал …

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  • 24refractory — sunkialydis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Besilydantis aukštoje temperatūroje. atitikmenys: angl. heat proof; high melting; refractory rus. тугоплавкий …

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  • 25refractory — n. [L. re, back; frangere, break] 1. Not readily infectible; not amenable to therapy. 2. Unresponsive; the intermission after excitation during which repetition of the stimulus fails to induce a response in nerves …

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  • 26refractory — Synonyms and related words: adversary, adversative, adverse, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, at odds, averse, beyond control, breachy, bullheaded, china, clashing, clay, competitive, complaining, con, conflicting,… …

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  • 27refractory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unruly, unmanageable, obstinate, stubborn, intractable. See disobedience. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Stubborn] Syn. obstinate, headstrong, willful, disobedient; see contrary 4 , naughty , obstinate …

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  • 28refractory — a heat resistant material …

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  • 29refractory — re frac·to·ry || rɪ fræktrɪ adj. stubborn, obstinate; resistant to usual treatments; difficult to fuse or process …

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  • 30refractory — adjective formal 1》 stubborn or unmanageable. 2》 resistant to a process or stimulus.     ↘Medicine not yielding to treatment.     ↘technical heat resistant; hard to melt or fuse. noun (plural refractories) technical a heat resistant substance.… …

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  • 31refractory — a. Stubborn, obstinate, stiff, perverse, dogged, mulish, heady, headstrong, cross grained, intractable, unyielding, contumacious, disobedient, unruly, ungovernable, cantankerous, unmanageable, recalcitrant …

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  • 32refractory — adjective formal disobedient and difficult to deal with or control …

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  • 33refractory — adj recalcitrant, contumacious, froward, balky, uncooperative, crossgrained, wrong headed, perverse, contrary, willful, self willed, stiff necked, U.S. Inf. notionate, Inf. cussed, Archaic. untoward; obstinate, stubborn, stubborn as a mule,… …

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  • 34refractory — re·frac·to·ry …

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  • 35refractory — adj. unresponsive: applied to a condition that fails to respond satisfactorily to a given treatment …

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  • 36refractory —   a. stubborn; disobedient; immune; n. material resistant to heat, corrosion, fusion, etc …

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  • 37refractory — In medicine, describes a disease or condition that does not respond to treatment …

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  • 38refractory — adj. & n. adj. 1 stubborn, unmanageable, rebellious. 2 a (of a wound, disease, etc.) not yielding to treatment. b (of a person etc.) resistant to infection. 3 (of a substance) hard to fuse or work. n. (pl. ies) a substance especially resistant to …

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  • 39Refractory metals — are a class of metals that are extraordinarily resistant to heat and wear. Refractory metals are said to be poorly resistant to oxidation and corrosion. [UFL EMA 6625: Advanced Metal Processing, Summer 2008, Lecture 09] These properties make them …

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  • 40Refractory (disambiguation) — Refractory is the quality of a material to retain its strength at high temperatures. Refractory may also refer to:In materials*Refraction (metallurgy), the resistance of metals to heat *Refractory metals, metals that are resistant to heat… …

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