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- n. plural of ceramic
- n. the art or science of making ceramic objects
- n. ceramic objects as a group
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of making things of baked clay; as pottery, tiles, etc.
- n. Work formed of clay in whole or in part, and baked
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fictile arts collectively; the art or industry of making jars, vases, etc., from clay which is molded and baked; also, collectively, the things so made. See ceramic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the art of making and decorating pottery
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The moderated neutrons then impinge upon the glazing to be found on certain ceramics from the 1940s.
The fruit bowl morphing into the surface is a logical progression of enhancing the shininess, typifying the forms seen in ceramics, and creating an interesting dialogue between the surfaces.
Piezoelectricity is the ability of some materials (notably crystals, certain ceramics, and biological matter such as bone, DNA and various proteins) to generate an electric field or electric potential in response to applied mechanical stress.
Some of the fun of ceramics comes from the unpredictability of the chemical and physical reactions of the materials.
Vegas has a sweetness I adore and I loved him for his choice of book (The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists) and his luxury (a kiln; he has a degree in ceramics).
The pieces are completely made in ceramics by Bosa, and are available both in full colour and embellished by decoration in black or platinum floral photo patterns.
Once a colonial house, its fourteen elegant rooms display ceramics from the pre-Hispanic shaft tumbas or tombs.
This can be seen most easily in ceramics, where the addition of a covering glaze was known to strengthen the clay body and make it impermeable.
There are questions about strategies to learn a range of skills when production is segmented or compartmentalized — for example, in ceramics and textile manufactures.
In 1954 an art institute was born that offered courses of three year's duration in ceramics, fashion design, furniture design, and jewelry making, as well as in the plastic arts.