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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hard brick used as a paving stone; A fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire

Usage examples (30)
  • If clinker is found on the ground, a coal seam is bound to be underneath.
  • Here some type of a so-called clinker breaker removes the refuse.
  • · A rotary grate discharges the clinker, which is then interground with gypsum in a ball-mill.
  • The wreck is described as clinker built, a shipbuilding style which dates back to the Viking era, but used for centuries afterwards. for more
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