- a refractory clay used for making crucibles, firebricks, etc.
Origin of fire clay
Examples from the Web for fire clay
Historical Examples of fire clay
Fire-clay dust in waterglass is used in the Museum at Breslau.The Preservation of Antiquities
Gannister and fire-clay, also, are found in abundance in the vicinity.The Crest of the Continent
In connexion with the Warora colliery there is a fire-clay business.
So in a furnace which has to be lined with fire-clay that is about the limit.Marvels of Scientific Invention
Thomas W. Corbin
They must have suspected that it was fire-clay and that you had found a deposit of value.The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol
Lewis E. Theiss
- a heat-resistant clay used in the making of firebricks, furnace linings, etc