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clinker

1. n. a mistake; (in music) a misplayed note. Look at the score, man! That series of clinkers just isn’t there.
2. n. a worthless person or thing. (From the term for a cinder.) Ralph has turned out to be a real clinker. We’ll have to pink slip him.
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3]), there would be an energy savings of 15-20% owing to the nature of the raw materials used and low clinkering temperatures required (1300-1350[degrees]C).
It is important here to mention that at those temperatures the clinker would have enough liquid phases to perform the clinkering reactions.
It does not only provide the energy source for the clinkering reactions, but the oil shale ash, which is normally a high proportion, can also be used as clinker raw material.
At this temperature, the clinker will have enough liquid phase to undergo the clinkering reactions.