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briquet

[bri′ket]
(materials)
A block of some compressed substance, such as coal dust, metal powder, or sawdust, used as a fuel. Also spelled briquette.

briquette, briquet

A molded specimen of mortar with enlarged extremities and reduced center having a cross section of definite area, used for the measurement of tensile strength of mortar.briquette, briquet. A molded specimen of mortar with enlarged extremities and reduced center having a cross section of definite area, used for the measurement of tensile strength of mortar.
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Briquet concludes that 84% of papers were used within 10 years of the date of manufacture, and 37% were used within two years.
Following the formatting and editorial conventions of RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, as well as its classification structure, Speaking of Music is certainly easier to browse than Tyrell/Wise and potentially more familiar to readers than Briquet, but the subject index included at the end nevertheless remains an indispensable part of the access scheme.
(31) Salammbo's enigmatic recitation and frenzied gestures, moreover, are strikingly reminiscent of a phase of female hysteria that mimes the behavior of religious ecstatics, a behavior that Briquet's clinical observations characterized as an attaque d'extase.
Briquet, Les Filigranes Dictionnaire Historique des Marques du Papier, 2nd edn, 4 vols (Leipzig: [n.pub.], 1923); and A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English, ed.
Either too much or too little pressure can degrade briquet quality.
As each cavity passes beyond roll centerline, its two halves naturally move apart, allowing the formed briquet to slide out and discharge from the machine.
1-2); Briquet dates this stock to 1457 and 1460 and identifies it as of Italian manufacture.
Briquet, Les Filigranes (Leipzig, 1923), IV, 636; ibid., 638, and N.
Who knew that a single pillow-shaped briquet was born only after a three-hour tumultuous, shake-?rattle-and-roll journey fraught with ups and downs and searing heat?