English version

clay in Geology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclayclay /kleΙͺ/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TIPa type of heavy sticky earth that can be used for making pots, bricks etc β†’ feet of clay at foot1(27)
Examples from the Corpus
clayβ€’ In that case the sellers had warranted that a clay pulverising machine would process clay at six tons per hour.β€’ CΓ΄te des Blancs Topsoil Lignite, sand and clay.β€’ Portraits in clay, wood, oil.β€’ Here we find the features of the deceased preserved in clay masks.β€’ I saw a great crafts shop, full of clay and paints.β€’ Laterite, a red clay, was used to make roads.β€’ The natural color of the clay communicates its earthy source and the smoky black tones on the surface suggest an ancient origin.β€’ This is an inadvertent consequence of the peculiar defect structure of the clay.