Meaning of firebrick in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪəbrɪk/

Translate firebrick into Spanish


  • A brick capable of withstanding intense heat, used especially to line furnaces and fireplaces.

    ‘Another problem was the scarcity, not only of miners, but also of skilled labour to make firebricks and build the furnaces.’
    • ‘Nowadays she heats her place with a cast-iron stove perched on firebricks in the living room, cooks with propane, and does her beadwork at night by the light of a kerosene lamp while listening to a battery-operated radio.’
    • ‘Offers of land, firebricks, clay and equipment have poured in since the plan was first debated around the family cooking fires.’
    • ‘In the permanent fireplaces, check for loose firebrick, loose grill rods and rusty accessories.’
    • ‘If the chimney is firebrick then the squirrel can climb out on its own.’