Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Refractory

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9875

\ri-frak-t(ә-)rē\ adj [alter. of refractary, fr. L refractarius, irreg. fr. refragari to oppose, fr. re- + fragari (as in suffragari to support with one’s vote)] (1606) Having a very high melting point.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA