Definitions

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  • noun ceramics Pottery that has been shaped but not yet fired, especially while it is drying prior to being fireable.
  • noun ceramics, rare A form of Chinese pottery having a green glaze.

Etymologies

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green +‎ -ware. From the concept that it is not yet ripe but rather needs time to age before being ready.

Examples

  • Anyway, I looked into the company's "greenware", hoping to find more good information about the environmental qualities of these cups.

    Irregular Times: News Unfit for Print

  • Â I was too worried about cracks along the neck, which you can tell just by looking is going to be a major stress point, so I left them wrapped up in the greenware room until the last possible day.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » Emu-Klear Drum

  • I bought some glaze/paste called “French Impressions” by Duncan that I hoped would create the same effect as the tinted slip trail, yet not have to be done at the greenware stage.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » Butterfly tile 1

  • Â I was too worried about cracks along the neck, which you can tell just by looking is going to be a major stress point, so I left them wrapped up in the greenware room until the last possible day.

    Kater’s Art » 2009 » March

  • The greenware was very reasonable, and the workshop provided a much-needed social outlet.

    Dreaming of a Cheap Christmas

  • You can take working with greenware in pottery to flying a starship if you work it right.

    Huh. Writing? Why not.

  • I bought some glaze/paste called “French Impressions” by Duncan that I hoped would create the same effect as the tinted slip trail, yet not have to be done at the greenware stage.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » Butterfly tile 1

  • Â I was too worried about cracks along the neck, which you can tell just by looking is going to be a major stress point, so I left them wrapped up in the greenware room until the last possible day.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » Emu-Klear Drum

  • Beside the dwellings, archeologists also found pottery kilns and caves used to store potteries where a great number of potteries, greenware sherds and some pottery-making tools were also unearthed.

    Earliest Cave Dwelling Complex Discovered?

  • Â I was too worried about cracks along the neck, which you can tell just by looking is going to be a major stress point, so I left them wrapped up in the greenware room until the last possible day.

    Kater’s Art » 2009 » March

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