wire-cut brick[′wīr ¦kət ′brik]
A brick cut from clay shaped by extrusion before burning; the long bar of extruded clay is cut into bricks by a set of wires 9 inches (23 centimeters) apart.
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Clay that has been cut by wires and then burnt in a kiln at an elevated temperature.
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