from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In ceramics, glaze applied to pottery or porcelain biscuit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Ceramics) The lead glaze used for pottery.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to
leadglazing, or the kiln firingprocess for this glaze.
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The final glost fire is a high-temperature fire in contrast to the low-temperature glost fire in the china process.
Glaze hardness is highest in high-temperature porcelain and lowest in low-glost-fire fine china.
In addition to these risks you must remember the number of hands through which an article passes from the time of its moulding to its final arrival from the glost-kiln.
They say, however, that such a method is more successful for biscuit (the unglazed china) than for the glost.
"No. For the glazed china we generally use glost saggers that have been covered on the inner side with a coating of enamel."
Dunbar has perverted & false glost them to the Lords of Trade; nor am I answerable if the cap* of the fort exceeded my orders by any thing he said or did.
"No. The glost firing usually takes only from twenty-four to thirty-six hours.