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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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En la presentacion acompanaran al autor Luciano Barbieri, miembro fundador del grupo de rocanrol morelense "Los chicos del rock"; Pepe Argil, y la locutora de radio Patricia Godinez.
Prin iawn oedd cofnodion y diwydiant crochenwaith yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg, ond gwyddys bod stwff a elwid yn 'Cambrian Argil' neu Clai Gwyn Cymreig yn cael ei gynhyrchu gan 'Messrs Masons Ironstone' yn Hanley Stoke on Trent yn ystod y ganrif honno.
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.
The application of argil fly-ash concrete to highway-bridge abutment backfill was introduced by Zhesheng et al.
Reyes, the lefty former practice player for the national Davis Cup team, downed 19-year-old La Salle hotshot Argil Lance Canizares, 6-3, 6-3, in just an hour and 26 minutes.
Elemental analysis of solutions of N[H.sub.4]([H.sub.2]P[O.sub.4]), Ca[(HP[O.sub.4]).sub.2], and water at 30 days (contact time) on biotite (bio), syenite (syen), and argillite (argil), at 25 and 50[degrees]C.
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.
Ils etaient les moins-disants par rapport a la banque d'affaires Argil (1.680 mille dinars et 1.400 milles Euro) et par rapport a Lazard qui a tout de meme participe a l'appel d'offres ( 2 millions de dinars et 3 millions d'euro environ).
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 7.28.
Desde antes de las PC, con Gustavo Argil, aqui presente, a quien le pediamos que nos hiciera los cruces para realizar los cuadros e interpretarlos.
Limestone dosage (g.[L.sup.-1]) 0 3.15 12.5 25.0 Argil (m/m%) 33 32 34 34 Water pH 4.5 5.0 6.1 6.7 SMP Index 4.3 4.8 5.9 6.5 Al + H (cmolc.[L.sup.-1]) 16.5 10.5 3.9 2.3 CEC (cmolc.[L.sup.-1]) 17.4 19.1 20.2 26.8 P (mg.[L.sup.-1]) 3.7 3.1 3.9 3.2 K (mg.[L.sup.-1]) 50 50 42 31 Organic matter (m/m%) 4.6 5.2 6.1 6.0 Al (cmolc.[L.sup.-1]) 8.0 3.2 0 0 Ca (cmolc.[L.sup.-1]) 0.4 4.3 10.1 11.1 Mg (cmolc.[L.sup.-1]) 0.3 4.1 6.1 13.3 S (mg.[L.sup.-1]) 18 20 38 36 Zn (mg.[L.sup.-1]) 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.1 Cu (mg.[L.sup.-1]) 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.1 B (mg.[L.sup.-1]) 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.6 Mn (mg.[L.sup.-1]) 13 10 1 1 Table 3.