stoneware

One of the three fundamental ceramic bodies, the others being earthenware and porcelain. Stoneware is a very hard, dense material made from a clay fired to a point at which the individual grains of clay fuse together, rendering the finished product impervious to liquid. The manufacture of stoneware was first introduced to Britain from Germany in th …...

Stoneware

Stoneware is a vitreous or semi-vitreous ceramic made primarily from stoneware clay or non-refractory fire clay. Stoneware is fired at high temperatures. It is nonporous and so does not need a glaze. ==Definition and description== One widely-recognised definition is from the Combined Nomenclature of the European Communities, a European industry st...
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Stoneware

• (n.) A species of coarse potter`s ware, glazed and baked.
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stoneware

noun ceramic ware that is fired in high heat and vitrified and nonporous
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Stoneware

Stone'ware` noun A species of coarse potter's ware, glazed and baked.
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stoneware

One of the three fundamental ceramic bodies, the others being earthenware and porcelain. Stoneware is a very hard, dense material made from a clay fired to a point at which the individual grains of clay fuse together, rendering the finished product impervious to liquid. The manufacture of stoneware was first introduced to Britain from Germany in th...
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stoneware

pottery that has been fired at a high temperature (about 1,200° C [2,200° F]) until vitrified (that is, glasslike and impervious to liquid). ... [9 related articles]
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Stoneware

Stoneware is a crude kind of porcelain, of which the materials, mainly flint and felspar, are of coarser quality and have not been so strongly heated and nearly fused in the process of manufacture.
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stoneware

stoneware, hard pottery made from siliceous paste, fired at high temperature to vitrify (make glassy) the body. Stoneware is heavier and more opaque than porcelain and differs from terra-cotta in being nonporous and nonabsorbent. The usual color of fired stoneware tends toward gray, though there may...
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stoneware

Very hard, opaque, water-resistant pottery made of non-porous (non-absorbent) clay with feldspar and a high silica content. It is fired at high temperatures (1,200-1,280°C/2,192-2,336°F)...
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stoneware

Very hard, opaque, water-resistant pottery made of non-porous (non-absorbent) clay with feldspar and a high silica content. It is fired at high temperatures (1,200–1,280°C/2,192–2,336°F) to the point of vitrification, producing a glasslike, non-porous material that is between porcelain and earthenware in char...
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stoneware

[n] - ceramic ware that is fired in high heat and vitrified and nonporous
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