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1. An outer coat of glaze on a piece of pottery.
2. A painted or printed decoration applied over a glaze.
tr.v. (ō′vər-glāz′, ō′vər-glāz′) o·ver·glazed, o·ver·glaz·ing, o·ver·glaz·es
To apply an overglaze to.
Applied or designed for applying over a ceramic glaze.


(Ceramics) (of decoration or colours) applied to porcelain or pottery above the glaze


(n., adj. ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz; v. ˌoʊ vərˈgleɪz, ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz)

n., v. -glazed, -glaz•ing,
adj. n.
1. a color or glaze applied to an existing glaze.
2. to cover or decorate with an overglaze.
3. used as an overglaze.
4. (of decorations) applied over a glaze.
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Moreover, an attempt was made to use the material as an artistic decorative production by underglazing and overglazing decor applications and successful results were obtained.
How does a buyer guard against overglazing or fraudulent abuse of weights and measures regulations?
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Results from the tests revealed that ancient artisans used a process known as overglazing in the manufacture of some of the ceramic artifacts.
5 cm) slats, felt-tip pen caps (just the right size for making the hole in the clay for the clock stem), underglaze colors, and clear overglaze, small brushes for underglaze, softbristle mop brush for overglazing, paper, pencils, colored pencils
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industry concerning the illegal practice of overglazing "P and lobster tails and including the weight of the ice glaze in the net weight statement," Steele for-instanced.
Overglazing is not suitable, partly because it demands no less than three firings, partly because the colours used are often toxic and will come in direct contact with the environment, possibly contaminating it.
Echoing similar concerns about overglazing, Jan Veerman of Diepvries Monnickendam (DIMO) warned that the industry must unite to solve the problem or risk the consequences.
Economic adulteration (as in overglazing of shrimp and lobster tails) is a no-no as well as contamination or species substitution, Billy said.
In fact, the shortfall of same has not only resulted in price fluctuations, but has brought into focus the controversial issue of overglazing.