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ganister

[′gan·ə·stər]
(materials)
A fine mixture of quartz and fireclay which is used to line certain furnaces for metallurgical processes.
(petrology)
A fine, hard quartzose sandstone; used to make refractory silica brick to line furnace reactors.

ganister

A product made by mixing ground quartz with a bonding material such as fireclay.
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While this last string of letters is not a Boggle word, an experienced player may recognize it as an ending for three different words: BANISTER, CANISTER, and GANISTER. Indeed, BANISTER (and BANISTERS) can be formed in the example board.
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