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clinker 1

American English: /ˈklɪŋkər/
British English: /ˈklɪŋkə/

noun

  • 1 uncountable (from furnace)
    escoria (feminine) de hulla
    Example sentences
    • The expected decrease of duty on cement and clinker from Rs 400 per tonne to Rs 350 per tonne didn't happen.
    • At its peak the mix reaches 1, 450C before exiting as a hard, gritty material called clinker.
    • To the extent possible, the concrete mixture should incorporate Portland cement of one type, made with clinker from a single source, and manufactured at the same plant.
  • 2 countable (brick)
    ladrillo (masculine) duro
    Example sentences
    • Beneath the city's dense urban forest, low walls of Arroyo Seco stone and clinker brick front brown-shingled homes with porches set under graceful overhangs.
    • It will take about 1500 whole bricks, clinkers.
    • Remaindered brick packs - rough clinkers, chocolate browns, flash fired silvers - were placed randomly along the south elevation, to be laid as required.

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clinker 2
American English: /ˈklɪŋkər/
British English: /ˈklɪŋkə/

noun

(American English) [slang]
  • 1 (gaffe)
    metedura (feminine) or (in Latin America also) metida (feminine) de pata [colloquial]
    pifia (feminine) [colloquial]
    pifiada (feminine) [colloquial]

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