briquet

Definitions:

  • To compress (minerals or mineral dust) into bricks; form into briquets.
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  • A steel prepared for striking a light with a flint. In heraldry, as a bearing, it is almost peculiar to the collar of the Golden Fleece. See <internalXref urlencoded="order">order</internalXref>.
  • A small brick.
  • Coal-dust molded for fuel into the shape of bricks or balls.
  • A silver coin of the fifteenth century, current in Holland: so called from the figure it bears of a short thrusting sword (<em>briquet</em>) held in a lion's claw.
  • A block of compacted charcoal, coal dust, or peat, etc., used as a fuel. Charcoal <ex>briquettes</ex> are a common fuel used for the outdoor barbecue grill.
  • A block of artificial stone in the form of a brick, used for paving; also, a molded sample of solidified cement or mortar for use as a test piece for showing the strength of the material.
  • a small <xref>brick</xref>, typically made of <xref>charcoal</xref> and typically used for <xref>fuel</xref>
  • a <xref>cigarette</xref> <xref>lighter</xref>
  • a block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel
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