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1. Any of various hard, brittle, heat-resistant and corrosion-resistant materials made by shaping and then firing a nonmetallic mineral, such as clay, at a high temperature.
a. An object, such as earthenware, porcelain, or tile, made of ceramic.
b. ceramics(used with a sing. verb) The art or technique of making objects of ceramic, especially from fired clay.

[From Greek keramikos, of pottery, from keramos, potter's clay; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

ce·ram′ic adj.


(Ceramics) (functioning as singular) the art and techniques of producing articles of clay, porcelain, etc
ceramist, ceˈramicist n


(səˈræm ɪks)

1. (used with a sing. v.) the art or technology of making objects of clay and similar materials treated by firing.
2. (used with a pl. v.) articles of earthenware, porcelain, etc.
ce•ram•ist (səˈræm ɪst, ˈsɛr ə mɪst) ce•ram•i•cist (səˈræm ə sɪst) n.

ceramics, keramics

1. the art and technology of making objects of clay and other materials treated by firing.
2. articles of earthenware, porcelain, etc. — ceramist, keramist, ceramicist, keramicist, n.
See also: Pottery


1. Anything made of baked clay.
2. The potter’s art.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ceramics - the art of making and decorating potteryceramics - the art of making and decorating pottery
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
ceramic - an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
فَنُّ صِناعَةِ الخَزَف
leirkerasmíîi, postulínsgerî


[sɪˈræmɪks] N (= art) → cerámica fsing; (= objects) → cerámicas fpl


[sɪˈræmɪks] npl
(= objects) → céramique f
(= art) → céramique f


sing (= art)Keramik f
pl (= articles)Keramik (→ en pl) f, → Keramikwaren pl


(səˈrӕmik) adjective
(of the art) of pottery.
something made of pottery. She sells ceramics, but they are very expensive.
ceˈramics noun singular
the art of pottery.
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Aoshima offers a guide to creating natural looking teeth, with correct morphology and color, using dental ceramics.
1 The reason is their excellent lifelike appearance and the availability of new dental ceramics providing the aesthetics and mechanical properties comparable to the ceramic fused to metal prosthesis.
Unfortunately, higher crystallinity is also associated with higher opacity, which is not always desirable for dental ceramics.
The suit involved 3M's patented technology that enables dimensionally precise sintering of dental ceramics.
Reportedly, this suit involved 3M's patented technology that enables dimensionally precise sintering of dental ceramics.
Strength and reliability of surface treated Y-TZP dental ceramics.
a)Hallmark Dental Ceramics Ltd having its registered office & principal place of business at Crossderry, Craughwell, Co.
Pober, "In vitro evaluation of low-temperature aging effects and finishing procedures on the flexural strength and structural stability of Y-TZP dental ceramics," The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, vol.
The chapters are organized into three sections covering the structure, modification, and repair of dental tissues; dental ceramics and glasses for tooth repair and replacement; and dental composites for tooth repair and replacement.
Compared to most dental ceramics and glasses where edge chips are produced with forces in the range of 5 N to 45 N (29), dentin required significantly more force (averaging 45 N to 90 N) before edge chips were formed at distances up to 0.
Dr Ansari, who has been with BDF Hospital for 25 years, said not only the clinic would train technicians in a dental ceramics laboratory, the facility would also be open for young Bahraini dentists wishing to gain experience before they set up their own private practice.