What does briquette mean?

briquette meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1884, originally obstructs of compressed coal dirt held together by pitch, from French briquette (18c.), diminutive of brique (see stone (n.)).

briquette meaning in General Dictionary

a block produced from charcoal or coal dirt and burned as fuel

briquette - French to English


Sentence Examples with the word briquette

The volume of the briquette for which u is a function of x and y is found by the operation of double integration, consisting of two successive operations, one being with regard to x, and the other with regard to y; and these operations may (in the cases with which we are concerned) be performed in either order.

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