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- v. Present participle of craze.
- n. A covering of fine cracks on a hard smooth surface such as a glazed object or car exterior.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Fine cracks resulting from shrinkage on the surface of glazed pottery, concrete, or other material. The admired crackle in some Oriental potteries and porcelains is crazing produced in a foreseen and regulated way. In common pottery it is often the result of exposure to undue heat, and the beginning of disintegration.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cracking; a chink or rift.
- n. In pottery, a separating of the glaze from the body, forming blisters which are easily broken.
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