Briquette meaning

brĭ-kĕt'
A block of compressed coal dust, charcoal, or sawdust and wood chips, used for fuel and kindling.
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A small block of compressed matter; specif., one made of charcoal, compressed coal dust, sawdust, etc., used for fuel or kindling.
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To form (ore particles, etc.) into briquettes.
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Alternative form of briquet.
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Origin of briquette

  • French diminutive of brique brick from Middle Dutch bricke
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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