Definition of Clays

1. Noun. (plural of clay) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of clay) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clays

1. clay [v] - See also: clay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clays

clayish
clayishness
claykicker
clayless
claylike
claym
claymated
claymating
claymation
claymations
claymore
claymore mine
claymores
claypan
claypans
clays (current term)
claystone
claystones
claytonia
claytonias
claytronic
claytronics
clayware
claywares
cleading
cleadings
clean-cut
clean-handed
clean-limbed

Literary usage of Clays

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1. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1910)
"The West Tennessee ball clays, which vitrify at cone 8 or 9, are used for this ware. ... Porcelain or china—This is made of a mixture of clays and minerals. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"These clays are made up chiefly of hydrous amorphous (colloidal) aluminum silicates with variable amounts of free silica and other impurities in small ..."

3. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey, Kentucky State Geologist (1905)
"PAGE Albany Slip Clay, Analysis of 170 Ballard County clays 92 to 96, 114 Bardwell Brick Plant, Carlisle County 123 Ba/ren County Clay 180 ..."

4. Bulletin by Virginia Geological Survey, Virginia Division of Geology (1917)
"The crystalline rocks from which most of the Piedmont residual clays are derived often ... COLLUVIAL clays. In many localities, the residual clays formed on ..."

5. Biennial report by North Dakota Geological Survey (1906)
"clays thus formed are the more common types, found at a greater or less distance ... They are called transported clays. clays are thus seen to be the final ..."

6. The Mineral Industry (1899)
"Character of clays Used.—The clays used in the manufacture of paving brick ... The purer clays which are derived from the decomposition of feldspathic rocks ..."

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