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fire clay

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noun

a refractory clay used for making crucibles, firebricks, etc.

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Nearby words

fire blight, fire boss, fire brigade, fire cherry, fire chief, fire clay, fire company, fire control, fire curtain, fire department, fire door

Origin of fire clay

First recorded in 1810–20
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fire clay


noun

a heat-resistant clay used in the making of firebricks, furnace linings, etc
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