Definition of briquette
: a compacted often brick-shaped mass of usually fine material a charcoal briquette
Recent Examples of briquette from the Web
For roasting, put the same amount of briquettes on top and on bottom.
But then, the heating element inside turns cherry red, and in short order the edges of the briquettes start to glow.
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Origin and Etymology of briquette
French briquette, diminutive of brique brick
First Known Use: 1883See Words from the same year
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