firing

The process of baking ceramics in a kiln. An initial or biscuit firing causes a chemical change to take place in the clay paste, binding the particles to form a hard, rock-like body. Firing temperatures vary for different ceramics: up to 800°C (1450°F) for earthenware; 1200-1450°C (2200-2650°F) for stoneware; 1100-1200°C (2000-2200°F) for soft-past …...

firing

  1. the act of discharging a gun
  2. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  3. cause to go off
  4. Bake in a kiln
  5. terminate the employment of
  6. go off or discharge
  7. call forth; of emotions, feelings, and responses
  8. provide with fuel

Firing

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firing

the process of rapidly heating the leaf, either with hot air or in a wok, to quickly halt fermentation and dry the leaf to its final product.
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firing

(from the article `brick and tile`) Bricks are fired and cooled in a kiln, an oven-type chamber capable of producing temperatures of 870° to 1,100° C (1,600° to more than 2,000° F), ... Later, about 3000 in Mesopotamia, the first fired bricks appeared. Ceramic pottery had been developing in these cultures for some time,...
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Firing

• (n.) The application of fire, or of a cautery. • (n.) The process of partly vitrifying pottery by exposing it to intense heat in a kiln. • (n.) The act of disharging firearms. • (n.) The mode of introducing fuel into the furnace and working it. • (n.) Fuel; firewood or coal.
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Firing

Fir'ing noun 1. The act of discharging firearms. 2. The mode of introducing fuel into the furnace and working it. Knight. 3. The application of fire, or of a cautery. Dunglison. 4. The process of partly vitrifying pottery by exposing it to intense heat...
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Firing

a high-temperature heat treatment that increases the density and strength of a ceramic piece.
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Firing

A high-temperature heat treatment that increases the density and strength of a ceramic piece. See also: Ceramic, Heat Treatment.
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Firing

a high-temperature heat treatment that increases the density and strength of a ceramic piece.
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Firing

A process of applying heat to pottery or sculpture in a kiln or open fire.
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Firing

Betting a large amount of money.
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firing

firing, process of treating clay or other plastic ceramic materials with heat to produce a hard, durable but brittle material such as pottery. Primitive potters baked their clay in an open fire, but for firing at higher temperatures and for the use of glaze, a kiln is needed. In general, pottery is ...
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FIRING

Heating pottery or sculpture in a kiln or open fire to bring the clay to maturity. The temperature needed to mature the clay varies with the type of body used. Also, heating glazed ware to the necessary point to cause the glaze to mature.
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firing

In ceramics, the process that `bakes` the pottery clay hard, and fixes colours and glazes to pottery surfaces. The pottery is fired in a kiln, an ovenlike enclosure where the pieces undergo...
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firing

In ceramics, the process that `bakes` the pottery clay hard, and fixes colours and glazes to pottery surfaces. The pottery is fired in a kiln, an ovenlike enclosure where the pieces undergo intense heating
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firing

ionization of the blocking tube caused by incident radio frequency power
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firing

the establishment of current in the conducting direction in a latching valve device or an arm consisting of such devices
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firing

The process of baking ceramics in a kiln. An initial or biscuit firing causes a chemical change to take place in the clay paste, binding the particles to form a hard, rock-like body. Firing temperatures vary for different ceramics: up to 800°C (1450°F) for earthenware; 1200-1450°C (2200-2650°F) for stoneware; 1100-1200°C (2000-2...
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Firing

the process of changing dried mud into an approximation of stone by heating to extreme temperatures in a kiln. See brick.
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Firing

the process of rapidly heating the leaf, either with hot air or in a wok, to quickly halt fermentati
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Firing

The process of rapidly heating the tea leaves, with hot air or in a wok, to stop fermentation and dry the leaves for a finished product.
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Firing

The process which changes clay into ceramic. Up to 600°C the chemically bonded water in Clay is driven off. This irreversibly changes the chemistry of the clay into pottery.
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