briquette

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/brɪˈkɛt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/brɪˈkɛt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bri ket)


Inflections of 'briquette' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
briquettes
v 3rd person singular
briquetting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
briquetted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
briquetted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
bri•quette or bri•quet/brɪˈkɛt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a small block of charcoal used for fuel, esp. in barbecuing:The briquettes were glowing red.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bri•quette  (bri ket),USA pronunciation n., v.,  -quett•ed, -quett•ing. 
n. 
  1. a small block of compressed coal dust or charcoal used for fuel, esp. in barbecuing.
  2. a molded block of any material.

v.t. 
  1. to mold into briquettes.
  • French; see brick, -ette
  • 1880–85

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
briquette, briquet /brɪˈkɛt/ n
  1. a small brick made of compressed coal dust, sawdust, charcoal, etc, used for fuel
Etymology: 19th Century: from French: a little brick, from brique brick
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