clay

  1. soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  2. water soaked soil; soft wet earth
  3. United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)
  4. United States politician known as the Great Compromiser; responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
  5. the dead body of a huma......

    Clay

    Tenement of clay is a euphemism for a corpse (Roget`s Thesaurus) House of clay, shroud of clay and simply clay are likely to be similar

    clay

    1. a term used for particles smaller than 1/256 millimeter (4 microns) in size, regardless of mineral composition. 2. a group of hydrous aluminum silicate minerals (clay minerals) 3. a sediment of fine clastics.

    Clay

    Describes a soil made up of minute mineral particles, which give the soil a sticky texture. Clay soils are particularly heavy and need to be drained or lightened by adding organic matter to make it easier to cultivate

    Clay

    Mineral soil particles that are less than 0.002 mm in diameter.

    Clay

    A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.
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    Clay

    A fine grained sediment with a typical grain size less than 0.004 mm. Possesses electromagnetic properties which bind the grains together to give a bulk strength or cohesion.
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    Clay

    [n] - soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired 2. [n] - United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978) 3. [n] - United States politician known as the Great Compromiser
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    Clay

    The decomposition of granite through the process of Kaolinisation creates clay. Clay is a mineral with a plate (platelet) like structure; it is these plates (about 0.5 microns across) which, when lubricated with water, slide against one another to form the plastic mass we know as Clay.
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    Clay

    Deep-cleansing and highly absorbent. Bentonite and green clay are two types of natural clay
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    Clay

    A water softened rock, composed of Aluminium Silicate, that can be moulded to shape. When fired it becomes a ceramic. Main use in the production of pottery. See ARTIFACTS or KILN
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    clay

    Fine-grained sediment (mud) used as the basic material in ceramics. The term can refer to a variety of mixtures and textures....
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    Clay

    A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.
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    Clay

    A naturally occurring substance commonly used in the paper industry. Clay is used as both a filler and a coating ingredient. By adding clay, papermakers can improve a paper's smooth- ness, brightness, opacity, and affinity for ink.
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    Clay

    Clay (klā) noun [ Anglo-Saxon clǣg ; akin to LG. klei , Dutch klei , and perhaps to Anglo-Saxon clām clay, Latin glus , gluten glue, Greek gloio`s glutinous substance, English glue . Confer Clog .] 1. A...
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    Clay

    Clay transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Clayed ; present participle & verbal noun Claying .] 1. To cover or manure with clay. 2. To clarify by filtering through clay, as sugar.
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    clay

    <ecology> Particles in siliciclastic sediment that are smaller than 0.0039 millimetres in size, according to the Udden-Wentworth scale. Clay and silt are collectively classified as mud. ... A collective term for a large group of minerals that are found in great abundance in extremely fine-grained sediments or sedimentary rocks (i.e. Shales).
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    Clay

    Henry Clay noun United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
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    clay

    noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
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    Clay

    Lucius DuBignon Clay noun United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)
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    Clay

    • (n.) Earth in general, as representing the elementary particles of the human body; hence, the human body as formed from such particles. • (n.) A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands, consisting of hydrous silicate of aluminium. It is the result of the wearing down and decomposition, in part, of rocks containing ...
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    clay

    soil particles the diameters of which are less than 0.005 millimetre; also a rock that is composed essentially of clay particles. Rock in this sense ... [41 related articles]
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    Clay

    Clay is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `mortal` Where is it used? The name Clay is mainly used In English.It is an abbreviated form of Clayton, used In English. Clay appears In 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 773. In the last 128 years Clay has occupied a spot In the top 1000 without interruptions. . 1960 was a `top year` for...
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    Clay

    [musical] Clay is a 2008 Hip-hop musical loosely based on Shakespeare`s Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 and Falstaff written and performed by Matt Sax. The first performance was at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. ==Synopsis== The show opens with Sir John presenting his protégé, Clay, for his first major concert. Clay shows up an hour late, blood c...
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    Clay

    Mineral particle with a size less than 0.004 millimeters in diameter. Also see silt and sand.
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