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ceramics Explained

ceramics at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[sə'ræmıks]

ceramics at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [Date: 1800-1900; Language: Greek; Origin: keramikos, from keramos '(clay used for making) pots']//
1 [U] the art of making pots, bowls, tiles etc, by shaping pieces of clay and baking them until they are hard:
2 [plural] things that are made this way: --an exhibition of ceramics// -- ceramic adj // --ceramic tiles//

ceramics at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Traditionally, objects created from such naturally occurring raw materials as clay minerals and quartz sand, by shaping the material and then hardening it by firing at high temperatures to make the object stronger, harder, and less permeable to fluids. The principal ceramic products are containers, tableware, bricks, and tiles. See also earthenware, porcelain, pottery, stoneware, terra-cotta.

ceramics at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "ceramics":
abstract art, adobe, art, art form, artist, arts and crafts,
arts of design, biscuit, bisque, bowl, brick, calligraphy,
cave art, cement, ceramic ware, china, crock, crockery, decoration,
design, designing, enamelware, engraving, etching, fine arts,
firebrick, folk art, glass, graphic arts, jug, photography,
plastic art, porcelain, pot, pottery, primitive art, refractory,
sculpture, the arts, tile, tiling, urn, vase

Ceramics at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ceramics \Ce*ram"ics\, n. [See {Ceramic}.]
1. The art of making things of baked clay; as pottery, tiles,
etc.

2. pl. Work formed of clay in whole or in part, and baked;
as, vases, urns, etc. --Knight.

ceramics at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

ceramics
n : the art of making and decorating pottery

ceramics at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » -
  • plural of ceramic
    1. the art or science of making ceramic objects
    2. ceramic objects as a group

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » art

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|керамика|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|keramiikka

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|ceramika|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » ceramics objects as a group
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|керамика|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|keramiikka


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|ceramika|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » ceramics
    Translation: el » ceramics
    Translation: fr » ceramics
    Translation: ko » ceramics
    Translation: io » ceramics
    Translation: kn » ceramics
    Translation: ku » ceramics
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    Translation: mg » ceramics
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    Translation: pl » ceramics
    Category: simple:ceramics -
    Translation: ta » ceramics
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    Translation: zh » ceramics