fireclay


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fire clay

also fire·clay (fīr′klā′)
n.
A type of clay that is able to withstand intense heat, used to make firebricks, crucibles, and other objects that are exposed to high temperatures.

fireclay

(ˈfaɪəˌkleɪ)
n
(General Engineering) a heat-resistant clay used in the making of firebricks, furnace linings, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fireclay - a heat-resistant clay
firebrick - brick made of fire clay; used for lining e.g. furnaces and chimneys
furnace lining, refractory - lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
clay - a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
Translations

fireclay

[ˈfaɪəkleɪ] N (Brit) → arcilla f refractaria
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The Banks Group wants to extract three million tonnes of coal, sandstone and fireclay from a site at Highthorn.
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As nothing is being added to the site but coal and fireclay are being removed, would someone please explain where the increase in contamination will come from?
The corporation, the secretary said was also processing Gypsum to use it as a fertilizer in agriculture sector as well as fireclay mining and production of silica sand is also enhanced.
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The firm says the site had not been "excavated to the extent that was first envisaged" and they instead want to re-open the fireclay quarry, move the clay and then re-fill the land.
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Amblecote fireclay was in demand from people all over the world because the quality was so high," said Mr Dury.
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