ceramic glaze


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ceramic glaze

[sə′ram·ik ′glāz]
(engineering)
A glossy finish on a clay body obtained by spraying with metallic oxides, chemicals, and clays and firing at high temperature.

ceramic color glaze, ceramic glaze

An opaque, colored glaze of satin or gloss finish; obtained by coating the clay body with a compound of metallic oxides, chemicals, and clays, either by spraying or by dipping, and then burning at high temperatures; the glaze is fused to the body, making them inseparable.
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