Definition of Refractory. Meaning of Refractory. Synonyms of Refractory

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Definition of Refractory

Refractory
Refractory Re*frac"to*ry, n. 1. A refractory person. --Bp. Hall. 2. Refractoriness. [Obs.] --Jer. TAylor. 3. OPottery) A piece of ware covered with a vaporable flux and placed in a kiln, to communicate a glaze to the other articles. --Knight.
Refractory
Refractory Re*frac"to*ry (-r?), a. [L. refractorius, fr. refringere: cf. F. refractaire. See Refract.] 1. Obstinate in disobedience; contumacious; stubborn; unmanageable; as, a refractory child; a refractory beast. Raging appetites that are Most disobedient and refractory. --Shak. 2. Resisting ordinary treatment; difficult of fusion, reduction, or the like; -- said especially of metals and the like, which do not readily yield to heat, or to the hammer; as, a refractory ore. Syn: Perverse; contumacious; unruly; stubborn; obstinate; unyielding; ungovernable; unmanageable.

Meaning of Refractory from wikipedia

- A refractory material or refractory is a material that is resistant to decomposition by heat, pressure, or chemical attack, and retains strength and form...
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- Refractory metals are a class of metals that are extraordinarily resistant to heat and wear. The expression is mostly used in the context of materials...
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- equilibrium condensation temperature is called refractory. The opposite of refractory is volatile. The refractory group includes elements and compounds like...