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bri·quette

also bri·quet  (brĭ-kĕt′)
n.
A block of compressed coal dust, charcoal, or sawdust and wood chips, used for fuel and kindling.

[French, diminutive of brique, brick, from Middle Dutch bricke.]

briquette

(brɪˈkɛt) or

briquet

n
1. (Building) a small brick made of compressed coal dust, sawdust, charcoal, etc, used for fuel
2. a small brick of any substance: an ice-cream briquette.
vb
(Building) (tr) to make into the form of a brick or bricks: to briquette clay.
[C19: from French: a little brick, from brique brick]

bri•quette

or bri•quet

(brɪˈkɛt)

n.
1. a small block of compressed coal dust or charcoal used for fuel, esp. in barbecuing.
2. a molded block of any material.
[1880–85; < French; see brick, -ette]

briquette


Past participle: briquetted
Gerund: briquetting

Imperative
briquette
briquette
Present
I briquette
you briquette
he/she/it briquettes
we briquette
you briquette
they briquette
Preterite
I briquetted
you briquetted
he/she/it briquetted
we briquetted
you briquetted
they briquetted
Present Continuous
I am briquetting
you are briquetting
he/she/it is briquetting
we are briquetting
you are briquetting
they are briquetting
Present Perfect
I have briquetted
you have briquetted
he/she/it has briquetted
we have briquetted
you have briquetted
they have briquetted
Past Continuous
I was briquetting
you were briquetting
he/she/it was briquetting
we were briquetting
you were briquetting
they were briquetting
Past Perfect
I had briquetted
you had briquetted
he/she/it had briquetted
we had briquetted
you had briquetted
they had briquetted
Future
I will briquette
you will briquette
he/she/it will briquette
we will briquette
you will briquette
they will briquette
Future Perfect
I will have briquetted
you will have briquetted
he/she/it will have briquetted
we will have briquetted
you will have briquetted
they will have briquetted
Future Continuous
I will be briquetting
you will be briquetting
he/she/it will be briquetting
we will be briquetting
you will be briquetting
they will be briquetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been briquetting
you have been briquetting
he/she/it has been briquetting
we have been briquetting
you have been briquetting
they have been briquetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been briquetting
you will have been briquetting
he/she/it will have been briquetting
we will have been briquetting
you will have been briquetting
they will have been briquetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been briquetting
you had been briquetting
he/she/it had been briquetting
we had been briquetting
you had been briquetting
they had been briquetting
Conditional
I would briquette
you would briquette
he/she/it would briquette
we would briquette
you would briquette
they would briquette
Past Conditional
I would have briquetted
you would have briquetted
he/she/it would have briquetted
we would have briquetted
you would have briquetted
they would have briquetted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.briquette - a block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
Translations

briquette

[brɪˈket] Nbriqueta f
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