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clay [kleɪ] n
chem. argile forte; ton m; son m; terre glaise
construct. adobe f; argileux; d'argile m
nat.res. argile f (particle size fraction); terre argileuse
soil. sol argileux
potter's clay n
gen. terre glaise
brick clay n
gen. terre glaise
claying v
agric., mater.sc. terrage
clay [kleɪ] adj.
gen. Argile; glaise
met. brique alumineuse moulue
polit. argile
clay A loose, earthy, extremely fine-grained, natural sediment or soft rock composed primarily of clay-size or colloidal particles and characterized by high plasticity and by a considerable content of clay mineral and subordinate amounts of finely divided quartz, decomposed feldspar, carbonates, ferruginous matter, and other impurities; it forms a plastic, moldable mass when finely ground and mixed with water, retains its shape on drying, and becomes firm, rocklike and permanently hard on heating or firing adj.
environ. argile
 English thesaurus
clay [kleɪ] abbr.
abbr., cartogr. cl
Clay. abbr.
abbr. Clayton's Reports, York Assizes
Clay [kleɪ] abbr.
abbr., oil Clayton
clay: 565 phrases in 35 subjects
Agriculture13
Athletics1
Book binding2
Ceramics4
Chemistry32
Coal31
Construction93
Cultural studies2
Earth sciences32
Entomology5
Environment19
Food industry3
Forestry1
General59
Geology1
Health care1
Hobbies and pastimes3
Hydrology1
Industry14
Labor organization4
Life sciences38
Materials science2
Mechanic engineering3
Medical1
Metallurgy87
Mining1
Municipal planning1
Natural resourses and wildlife conservation32
Natural sciences7
Ornithology2
Packaging10
Soil science40
Technology7
Transport11
Water resources2