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ar·gil

 (är′jĭl)
n.
Clay, especially a white clay used by potters.

[Middle English argilla, from Latin, from Greek argillos; see arg- in Indo-European roots.]

argil

(ˈɑːdʒɪl)
n
(Geological Science) clay, esp potters' clay
[C16: from Latin argilla white clay, from Greek argillos]

argil

Clay used by potters.
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Noun1.argil - a white clay (especially a white clay used by potters)argil - a white clay (especially a white clay used by potters)
clay - a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
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88, dated March 16, 1990, particularly defines the stipulations regarding the ore deposits, including all the metallic and radioactive ores, coal, graphite, pyrite, phosphates, asbestos, talc, argil, quartz, precious and semiprecious stones, potassium salts and salt rock.
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The lithologic substratum is represented by Neocene marine sediments, formed mainly from argil and sand (marl with elements of grit stone, limestone, pudding stone and volcanic tuba), as well as local reshuffling of a sedimentary nature on the slopes and of an alluvial nature in the valleys, all of them having a tendency towards pedo-diagenetic loessification.
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The 2009 Australian Open junior doubles champion Alcantara beat Roel Capangpangan, 6-4, 6-3, while top junior netter Lim dumped Argil Lance Canizares, 6-0, 6-1.
Soil of the location was of loam type consisting of sand (52%), silica (34%) and argil (14%) with pH of 7.
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Having already established good outreach on the home front, [we argil now turning to strengthening relationships and risk dialogue with regulatory partners around the world.
in the case of "aqua-fortis cement" (cement resistant to the influence of acids; the expression comes from French) mentioned in various works (Vicat, 1837; Heath, 1893): "The remarkable cement known by the name of the 'aqua-fortis cement' is nothing more than a combination of argil and potash, resulting from a very feeble calcination of nitre and moistened clay.
Argil, a special sticky type of clay, is broiled in special ovens after being shaped into pieces and then the pieces are covered with a layer of gypsum and they are decorated with a glassy material called enamel.
Six candidates had submitted documents to bid in the tender opened by the Bulgarian Energy Holding for Belene consultant - HSBC, Societe Generale, KPMG in a consortium with McGuire, Rothschild, Argil, and Ernst & Young.