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- noun Plural form of
- noun Ulster, anatomy
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Whaley was recognized in June by The Tennessee Advisory Committee on Arson as the state's arson investigator of the year for work that centered on "clinkers" - hard, rock-like residue left behind after hay burns at high temperatures.
There are also small bricks called clinkers, chiefly used for stable paving.
It has a heavy percentage of human "clinkers," sometimes in the front pews, sometimes in the pulpit.
British soldiers were not much better off than we were, for they were limited to bully-beef and "clinkers," though they frequently supplemented their larder by stores from Boer farms, such as fowls, pigs, &c., and had salt, sugar, and coffee in abundance.
Several British convoys fell into our hands, but the food we found on them consisted usually of bully-beef and "clinkers," things which only dire necessity drove us Boers to eat.
Some of them, unequally expanded, strained and twisted; its grate-bars and fire-box had become choked with "clinkers," and its tubes charged with coke.
One simply cannot ignore the "clinkers," whatever one makes of the overall performance.
Analysis of heat-fused rock "clinkers" shows that coal fires are an ancient phenomenon.
I use hardwood with coal to keep the temperature up in the firebox (more efficient), and because the coal is reduced completely to ash with no "clinkers" to deal with.
"clinkers"; it is therefore called "caking" coal, and is not only well adapted for use as fuel and steam-making, but it is also a good smelting coal.
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