leem

Definitions of leem

n a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

Synonyms:
klei, kleigrond, leemgrond
Types:
adobe
the clay from which adobe bricks are made
kaolien, porseleinaarde
a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)
pottenbakkersklei
clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling
Type of:
grondsoort, smeerlapperij
the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

n water soaked soil; soft wet earth

Synonyms:
bagger, blubber, leemgrond, modder, prut, slib, slijk, slik, slobber
Type of:
grondsoort, smeerlapperij
the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock

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