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fire clay

fire clay
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r kley]
    • /faɪər kleɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r kley]
    • /faɪər kleɪ/

Definitions of fire clay words

  • noun fire clay a refractory clay used for making crucibles, firebricks, etc. 1
  • noun fire clay a type of clay that is able to withstand intense heat; used to make firebricks, crucibles, and other ceramics. 0

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Origin of fire clay

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20

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Parts of speech for Fire clay

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fire clay popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fire clay usage trend in Literature

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