firebrick firebrick  /ˈfaɪ ərb ˌrɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) brick made of fire clay; used for lining e.g. furnaces and chimneys

Usage(s):

  1. He has been a Yukon musher, a friend of Jack London, a firebrick magnate.
  2. With a furnace of firebrick taken from the town dump, his three enlisted men and several Indians turn out 500 different items from junkyard aluminum and used brass cartridge cases.
  3. At Cape Canaveral, the vents are lined with firebrick; at Vandenberg, they are made from approximately 130,000 cu.

News

  • Back Roads: Bread baker rises to the occasion

    ZUMBROTA — Stephan Jennebach poked deep into his homemade firebrick oven and carefully slid out loaves of crusty bread, memories of his past in Germany and his contribution to the future of Zumbrota.
    on April 3, 2014     Source: Post-Bulletin

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