overglaze color

overglaze color

[′ō·vər‚glāz ‚kəl·ər]
(materials)
Any of the mixtures of ground pigment and low-melting glass melting at 704-816°C; used for decorative designs fired onto china and ceramics.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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