refractory

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refractory-lined furnace used to convert pig iron into steel by the Bessemer process Bessemer converter
grey or greenish-blue mineral consisting of aluminum silicate in crystalline form; occurs in metaphoric rock, used as a refractory cyanite , kyanite
refractory anemia characterized by sideroblasts in the bone marrow sideroblastic anaemia , sideroblastic anemia , siderochrestic anaemia , siderochrestic anemia
extremely hard blue-black crystalline compound (SiC) used as an abrasive and a heat refractory material; crystals of silicon carbide can be used as semiconductors silicon carbide
common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent zircon , zirconium silicate
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