Definition of firebrick in English:

firebrick

Line breaks: fire|brick
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəbrɪk
 
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noun

A brick capable of withstanding intense heat, used especially to line furnaces and fireplaces.
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  • Another problem was the scarcity, not only of miners, but also of skilled labour to make firebricks and build the furnaces.
  • Nowadays she heats her place with a cast-iron stove perched on firebricks in the living room, cooks with propane, and does her beadwork at night by the light of a kerosene lamp while listening to a battery-operated radio.
  • Offers of land, firebricks, clay and equipment have poured in since the plan was first debated around the family cooking fires.

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