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Definition of Clinker

  • A mass composed of several bricks run together by the action of the fire in the kiln.
  • Scoria or vitrified incombustible matter, formed in a grate or furnace where anthracite coal in used; vitrified or burnt matter ejected from a volcano; slag.
  • A scale of oxide of iron, formed in forging.
  • A kind of brick. See Dutch clinker, under Dutch.
  • a hard brick used as a paving stone
  • a fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
  • turn to clinker or form clinker under excessive heat in burning
  • clear out the cinders and clinker from

How to use clinker in a sentence. Clinker pronunciation.

This lava bed resembled a tremendously magnified clinker.
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This wall of rock, which had no doubt once formed the lip of the crater, was about a mile and a half thick, and still covered with clinker.
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The lugger pulled eighteen oars, was clinker built, and very swift, even with a full cargo.
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Then suddenly he noticed with a start that some of the grey clinker, the ashy incrustation that covered the meteorite, was falling off the circular edge of the end.
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With two spatulate hands the handling-machine was digging out and flinging masses of clay into the pear-shaped receptacle above, while with another arm it periodically opened a door and removed rusty and blackened clinkers from the middle part of the machine.
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In some places about the approaches to the factory cartloads of clinker and cinders have been dumped, and some of it continues to burn like pyres, throwing off dark flames and darker curtains.
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On the other side stretched a piece of waste land, where iron clinkers and slag lay in great heaps, and rubbish of all kinds was deposited.
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While an Engine is stopping at the Station before a trip, the fire should be properly kept up,-the tubes clear at both ends,-and the fire-bars picked free from clinkers: the regulator should be closed and locked,-the tender-break screwed down tight,-the reversing-lever fixed in the middle position, so that the slides may be out of gear,-the cocks of the oil-vessels and feed-pipes turned off,-and the steam blowing off from the safety-valve at a pressure of 35 lbs. per square inch; if blowing off in any excess, the waste steam may be turned into the Tender-cistern to heat the water, and the door of the smoke-box may be opened to check the fire, but it should be fastened up again 10 or 15 minutes before the time of starting.
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From that blessed little room, Roderick Random, Peregrine Pickle, Humphrey Clinker, Tom Jones, the Vicar of Wakefield, Don Quixote, Gil Blas, and Robinson Crusoe, came out, a glorious host, to keep me company.
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Perhaps there will not be more than half a dozen "clinkers" in a season with a "two-day-a-week" pack.
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It is a wonderfully sporting one; and last season these hounds never had a bad Saturday, and often a 'clinker' resulted.
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The novel of _Humphry Clinker_ is, I do think, the most laughable story that has ever been written since the goodly art of novel-writing began.
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker_.
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It rose clear to the ceiling and threw off sparks and red clinkers.
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He saw a pop-eyed Person in soiled Neglige, who made threatening movements toward something concealed in the White Clover, with a Weapon resembling the iron Dingus used in gouging the Clinkers from a Furnace. "What is the plot of the Piece?" he inquired of a Grand Army man, sitting next.
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Examples of Clinker

Example #1
It had been a running sea of molten flint, boiling, bubbling, spouting, and it had burst its surface into a million sharp facets as it hardened.
Example #2
It was seamed, lined, cracked, ridged, knotted iron.
Example #3
Nothing grew there, and the only thing to relieve our eyes were occasional pools of rain-water (for rain had lately fallen) wherever there was a little hollow.
Example #4
By midday, however, we reached the great flat top of that mighty wall of rock, and grand enough the view was from it, with the plain of Kôr, in the centre of which we could clearly make out the pillared ruins of the Temple of Truth to the one side, and the boundless and melancholy marsh on the other.
Example #5
The after-oars were pulled by the adherents of Sir Robert, and the arm-chest was stowed in the stern-sheets: so that these young men being always armed, no attempt to betray them, or to rise against them, on the part of the smugglers, had they been so inclined, could have succeeded.
Example #6
These young men served in the boat with the other men, who were no more than common seamen; but this was considered necessary in those times of treachery.