clinker definition

  • noun:
    • The incombustible residue, fused into an irregular swelling, that remains after the combustion of coal.
    • A partially vitrified stone or scores of bricks fused together.
    • An extremely difficult burned brick.
    • Vitrified matter expelled by a volcano.
    • Slang A sour note in a musical overall performance: struck a clinker.
    • Slang a blunder; a blunder.
    • Slang anything of substandard high quality; a conspicuous failure: a clinker of a show.
    • Chiefly British some thing admirable or first-rate.
    • Someone or something like that that clinks.
    • Fetters.
    • some body or something like that that clinches.
    • A mass composed of a few bricks operate collectively because of the activity of the fire when you look at the kiln.
    • Scoria or vitrified incombustible matter, formed in a grate or furnace where anthracite coal in used; vitrified or burnt matter ejected from a volcano; slag.
    • A scale of oxide of iron, formed in forging.
    • a type of brick. See Dutch clinker, under Dutch.
    • whatever clinks. Particularly
    • A metal-heeled shoe used in dancing jigs.
    • The partially melted and agglutinated residuum of this burning of coal which has a fusible ash.
    • A partially vitrified brick or size of bricks.
    • A kind of tough Dutch or Flemish brick, employed for paving yards and stables.
    • Vitrified or burnt matter tossed up by a volcano.
    • A scale of black colored oxid of metal, formed when metal is heated to redness on view environment.
    • A deep impression of a horse's or cow's foot; a small puddle so formed.
    • In cricket, a ball bowled extremely well.
    • a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
    • a difficult brick utilized as a paving rock
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To form clinkers in burning up.
  • others:
    • to make clinker; become incrusted with clinker.
  • verb:
    • drive out the cinders and clinker from
    • turn-to clinker or type clinker under extortionate temperature in burning up

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