firebrick

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fire +‎ brick

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firebrick (plural firebricks)

  1. a brick capable of withstanding high temperatures without deforming.
    • 1961 March, C. P. Boocock, “The organisation of Eastleigh Locomotive Works”, in Trains Illustrated, page 162:
      Eastleigh Locomotive Works: Layout and functions of shops [...] Brick Shop: Manufacture of firebricks.

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