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earthenware,

form of potterypottery,
the baked-clay wares of the entire ceramics field. For a description of the nature of the material, see clay. Types of Pottery

It usually falls into three main classes—porous-bodied pottery, stoneware, and porcelain.
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 fired at relatively low temperatures, so that the clay does not vitrify (become glassy), as do stoneware and porcelain clays. Occasionally, earthenware is used as a general term for all kinds of pottery.

earthenware

[′ər·thən‚wer]
(engineering)
Ceramic products of natural clay, fired at 1742-2129°F (950-1165°C), that is slightly porous, opaque, and usually covered with a nonporous glaze.

earthenware

1. A glazed or unglazed nonvitreous ceramic whiteware, having an absorption of more than 3%.
2.See stoneware.

stoneware, earthenware

A hard, vitrified ceramic ware, usually salt-glazed and treated in a kiln at a high temperature; the vitrified body is waterproof, frostproof, and well-suited for use on the exterior of buildings.

earthenware

vessels, etc., made of baked clay
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