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Definition of Nonplastic
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Nonplastic
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1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"The coarser, nonplastic soils have the greater modulus. ... The coarser-grained, nonplastic soils-typified by 20-30 Ottawa sand-show little decrease in ..."
2. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society, American Ceramic Society Meeting (1916)
"This nonplastic clay may be ground and used in the mix in the raw state; it may be calcined and then crushed, or, if a clay of some plasticity is used, ..."
3. Bulletin of the Bureau of Standards by United States Bureau of Standards, Bureau of Standards, United States (1911)
"When any granular, nonplastic material of uniform size is incorporated in a strongly plastic clay several effects may be observed. ..."
4. Highway Inspectors' Handbook by Prévost Hubbard (1919)
"Soils containing a high percentage of silt, nonplastic clay or loam are unsuitable. In such cases natural sand-clay, top- soil, or sand and clay separately ..."
5. Proceedings of the Good Roads Institute, Held at the University of North by University of North Carolina (1793-1962) (1913)
"The kaolin may hold 40 .to 45 per cent of nonplastic material together, but even when pure it has too little bonding strength and must be handled carefully. ..."
6. The Pottery of Lerna IV by Jeremy B. Rutter (1995)
"Of equal significance is the recognition that the number of nonplastic inclusions, and hence the texture ofthe fired fabric, varies widely within at least ..."