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  • n. Plural form of briquette.


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  • Such fuels, known as briquettes, are extensively used in foreign countries and consist of carbon or soft coal, too small to be burned in the ordinary way, mixed usually with pitch or coal tar.

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  • Obama could poop solid gold briquettes and these GOP idiots would claim they find fault with it.

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  • The company's board had approved plans to build a plant and facilities near Port Hedland in Western Australia state to manufacture iron briquettes, partly funded by a loan provided by BHP Billiton's finance unit, but the project was canceled in May 2005.

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  • Thus, the development and use of alternative fuels -- such as mesquite briquettes, biogas, ethanol, solar energy and even propane-is urgently needed to prevent an even more severe human and environmental catastrophe.

    Erin Patrick: When Food Is Not Enough to Stop Famine

  • Although former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has announced he is running for President, his comment that "It could have gone the other way," suggests he may have recently-ignited charcoal briquettes rather than fire in his belly.

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  • Wonderful, when they can't pay we'll be left with, well, bits of paper - perhaps we can compress them into briquettes to burn on the fire as fuel will be out of the question if it keeps getting more and more expensive.

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  • We are working to ensure women can safely cook, and don't put themselves in harm's way gathering firewood by providing safe, efficient stoves and teaching women to create fuel briquettes made out of organic waste.

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  • In the longer term, the environmental field should play a lead role in developing and promoting both fuel-saving devices, such as cookstoves, and alternatives to firewood, such as briquettes or gas-based fuels.

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  • Turned into charcoal from hard wood, lump charcoal burns faster, hotter, and cleaner than conventional briquettes.

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  • My '06 at clay pigeons or charcoal briquettes at 200 yds.

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