A decorative slip applied to the surface of pottery before glazing

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  • Underglaze — is a method of decorating ceramic articles, the decoration is applied to the surface before it is glazed. Because the glaze will subsequently cover it such decoration is completely durable, but because the subsequent glost firing is at a higher… …   Wikipedia

  • Underglaze — Un der*glaze , a. Applied under the glaze, that is, before the glaze, that is, before the glaze is put on; fitted to be so applied; said of colors in porcelain painting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • underglaze — [un′dər glāz΄] adj. Ceramics designating colors, designs, etc. applied before the glaze is put on, as in painting porcelain n. such colors, designs, etc …   English World dictionary

  • underglaze — adjective Date: 1879 applied or suitable for applying before the glaze is put on < underglaze decorations > < underglaze colors > • underglaze noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • underglaze — adj. & n. adj. 1 (of painting on porcelain etc.) done before the glaze is applied. 2 (of colours) used in such painting. n. underglaze painting …   Useful english dictionary

  • underglaze — /un deuhr glayz /, Ceram. adj. 1. (of a color or decoration) applied to a piece before the piece is glazed. n. 2. color or decoration applied to a piece before it is glazed. [1875 80; UNDER + GLAZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • underglaze — n. glaze applied to create a surface which can be ornamented and on top of which a second glaze is applied; coloring or decoration applied to porcelain or pottery before it is glazed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underglaze — noun colour or decoration applied to pottery before the glaze …   English new terms dictionary

  • underglaze — un•der•glaze [[t]ˈʌn dərˌgleɪz[/t]] adj. 1) cer (of a color or decoration) applied to a ceramic piece before the glaze 2) cer color or decoration so applied • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • underglaze — /ˈʌndəgleɪz/ (say unduhglayz) noun 1. colouring or decoration applied to pottery or porcelain before it is glazed. –adjective 2. of or relating to such colour or decoration …  

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