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claynoun [U]

uk   /kleɪ/ us   /kleɪ/
(Definition of clay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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claynoun [U]

us   /kleɪ/
thick, heavy earth that is soft when wet, and hard when dry or baked: Clay is used for making bricks and pots.
(Definition of clay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clay”
in Korean 진흙…
in Arabic طين, فُخّار…
in Malaysian tanah liat…
in French argile…
in Russian глина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏土,陶土…
in Italian argilla…
in Turkish kil…
in Polish glina…
in Spanish arcilla, barro…
in Vietnamese đất sét…
in Portuguese argila, barro…
in Thai ดินเหนียว…
in German der Ton…
in Catalan argila…
in Japanese 粘土…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黏土,陶土…
in Indonesian lempung…
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