Definitions of refractory
a. - Obstinate in disobedience; contumacious; stubborn; unmanageable; as, a refractory child; a refractory beast. 2
a. - Resisting ordinary treatment; difficult of fusion, reduction, or the like; -- said especially of metals and the like, which do not readily yield to heat, or to the hammer; as, a refractory ore. 2
n. - A refractory person. 2
n. - Refractoriness. 2
n. - OPottery) A piece of ware covered with a vaporable flux and placed in a kiln, to communicate a glaze to the other articles. 2
The word "refractory" uses 10 letters: A C E F O R R R T Y.
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