Definition of Firebricks

1. Noun. (plural of firebrick) ¹



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Definition of Firebricks

1. firebrick [n] - See also: firebrick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Firebricks

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

Literary usage of Firebricks

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1. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute, Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"The Composition of firebricks—It is urged by Heintz* that firebricks, ... If firebricks were homogeneous throughout, it would be a different matter, ..."

2. Notes on Building Construction by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1879)
"FIRECLAY AND firebricks. Fireclay is the name given to any clay which is capable of ... It is also used for the manufacture of firebricks, fire lumps, ..."

3. Practical dental metallurgy by Thomas Fletcher (1881)
"firebricks.—Where not exposed to mechanical injury a mixture of one part by bulk of dry fireclay with 3 or 4 parts of sawdust, moistened, worked into form ..."

4. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1889)
"It is also used for the manufacture of firebricks, fire lumps, drain pipes, chimney pots, and other similar articles. Where found.—Clay of this description ..."

5. The Mining Engineer (1896)
"The so-called Dinas firebricks are a case in point: the raw material, in the shape of highly ... Altogether, five varieties of Dinas firebricks were tested, ..."

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