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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. refractory: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. refractory: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. refractory: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. refractory: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. refractory: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. refractory: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Refractory, refractory: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. refractory: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. refractory: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. refractory: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  11. refractory: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. refractory: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. refractory: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. refractory: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Refractory (disambiguation), Refractory (planetary science), Refractory: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Refractory: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. refractory: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. refractory: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Refractory: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. refractory: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. refractory: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  22. refractory: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. refractory: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. refractory: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. refractory: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  26. refractory: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. refractory: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. refractory: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. refractory: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. refractory: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. refractory: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Refractory: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. refractory: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. refractory: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. refractory: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (16 matching dictionaries)
  1. Refractory: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Refractory: AIDSinfo Glossary [home, info]
  3. refractory: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. REFRACTORY: Lay Terms for Consent Forms [home, info]
  5. Refractory: GASTROLAB Digestive Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Refractory: Hepatitis C Information Central [home, info]
  7. refractory: Prostate Cancer Interactive Glossary [home, info]
  8. Refractory: GI Disorders [home, info]
  9. Refractory: Glossary of Lymphoma Terms [home, info]
  10. Refractory: AIDS Medical Glossary and Drug Chart [home, info]
  11. refractory: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  12. refractory: Glossary of HIV/AIDS Related Terms [home, info]
  13. refractory: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  14. Refractory: WeMove Glossary of Terms [home, info]
  15. Refractory: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  16. refractory: Hyperdictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. refractory: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. Refractory: Eric Weisstein's World of Chemistry [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. refractory: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. REFRACTORY: Metal Terminology [home, info]
  2. REFRACTORY: Glossary of Common Hearth and Heating Terms [home, info]
  3. Refractory: Explosives [home, info]
  4. "http://digitalfire.com/4sight/glossary/r.html">Refractory: Ceramic Terminology Glossary [home, info]
  5. Refractory: Pottery Studio [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (refractory)

noun:  lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
adjective:  not responding to treatment ("A refractory case of acne")
adjective:  resistant to authority or control ("As refractory as a mule")
adjective:  stubbornly resistant to authority or control ("A refractory child")
adjective:  marked by stubborn resistance to and defiant of authority or guidance ("Everything revolves around a refractory individual genius")

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