loam definition

  • noun:
    • Soil composed of an assortment of sand, clay, silt, and natural matter.
    • an assortment of wet clay and sand, and sometimes straw, used particularly in making bricks and foundry molds.
    • A kind of earth; an earthy combination of clay and sand, with organic matter to which its virility is mainly due.
    • some sort of earth; an earthy blend of clay and sand, with natural matter to which its fertility is mainly because of.
    • A mixture of sand, clay, alongside materials, utilized in making molds for large castings, usually without a pattern.
    • A soil comprising an all natural blend of clay and sand, the latter becoming contained in adequate volume to conquer the inclination of this clay to create a coherent size.
    • In founding, an assortment of sand, clay, sawdust, straw, etc., found in making the molds for castings. The chemical should be synthetic whenever wet, and hard, air-tight, and in a position to withstand large temperatures when dry. exclusively called casting-loam.
    • A vessel of clay; an earthen vessel.
    • an abundant soil consisting of a combination of sand and clay and rotting natural materials
  • verb-transitive:
    • To fill, cover, or coat with loam.
  • verb:
    • To cover, smear, or fill with loam.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to pay for, smear, or fill with loam.
  • others:
    • to pay for or coat with loam; clay.

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