Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process of removing polish or glaze; specifically, in ceramics, a process whereby the glaze on ware is removed. Ware with the resulting dull surface is called ivory porcelain. It corresponds to the deglazing of glass.
- v. present participle of depolish.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Ceramics) The process of removing the vitreous glaze from porcelain, leaving the dull luster of the surface of ivory porcelain.
“We can, however, go far beyond the mere depolishing of glass; indeed I have already said that quartz-sand can wear a hole through corundum.”
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