Definition of Firebrick

1. Noun. Brick made of fire clay; used for lining e.g. furnaces and chimneys.

Generic synonyms: Brick
Terms within: Fireclay



Definition of Firebrick

1. Noun. a brick capable of withstanding high temperatures without deforming. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Firebrick

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Firebrick

firebombings
firebombs
firebote
firebotes
fireboxes
firebrand
firebrands
firebrat
firebrats
firebreak
firebreaks
firebreather
firebreathers
firebrick (current term)
firebricks
firebug
firebugs
firecall
fireclay
fireclays
firecracker
firecrackers
firecrest
firecrests
fired
fired away
fired off
fired up

Literary usage of Firebrick

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"To this must be added the heat loss from bustle pipe and leg pipes, etc., the area of which is 2897 sq. ft. The loss from this surface, with the firebrick ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1881)
"... firebrick HOT-BLAST STOVE, AXD ITS RECENT IMPROVEMENTS. BY F. TV. GORDON, PITTSBURGH, PA. THE Whitwell firebrick hot-blast stove, for furnace U8e, ..."

3. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1889)
"firebrick Hot-Blast Stoves.—In a paper read before the United States Association ... Strobel discussed the relative value of the several kinds of firebrick ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"This is very largely used, and consiste of a series of flat circular superimposed firebrick hearths, enclosed in a brick-lined cylinder of steel plate. ..."

5. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture and Properties by Adelbert Philo Mills, Harrison Washburn Hayward (1922)
"... as 80 to 90 per cent of the kiln charge are No. 1 pavers, and with shale about 60 to 80 per cent of No. 1 pavers are obtained. MANUFACTURE OF firebrick ..."

6. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture, Properties, and Uses by Adelbert Philo Mills (1915)
"The manufacture of firebrick which are able to withstand the moderate heat encountered in ordinary situations such as chimneys, flues, etc., ..."

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