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ce·ram·ic

 (sə-răm′ĭk)
n.
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.
2.
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.
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ceramic

(sɪˈræmɪk)
n
1. (Ceramics) a hard brittle material made by firing clay and similar substances
2. (Ceramics) an object made from such a material
adj
3. (Ceramics) of, relating to, or made from a ceramic: this vase is ceramic.
4. (Ceramics) of or relating to ceramics: ceramic arts and crafts.
[C19: from Greek keramikos, from keramos potter's clay, pottery]
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ce•ram•ic

(səˈræm ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to products made from clay and similar materials, as pottery and brick, or to their manufacture.
n.
2. ceramic material.
[1840–50; < Greek keramikós=kéram(os) potters' clay + -ikos -ic]
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ceramic

, earthenware - Pottery made from clay is called ceramic or earthenware.
See also related terms for pottery.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ceramic - an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperaturesceramic - an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
ceramics - the art of making and decorating pottery
brick - rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
instrumentation, instrumentality - an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Adj.1.ceramic - of or relating to or made from a ceramic; "a ceramic dish"
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Translations
خَزَفِيّفُخّاري، خَزَفيقِطَعٌ خَشَبِيَّه
керамика
keramickýkeramika
keramiskkeramikkeramik-
keraaminenkeramiikka
keramičkikeramika
kerámiakerámiai
leir-, postulíns-leirmunur, postulínsgripur
セラミックの
세라믹의
keramikakeramikos dirbinyskeramikos gaminyskeraminis
keramikakeramikas-
keramický
keramisk
เซรามิค
кераміка
bằng gốm

ceramic

[sɪˈræmɪk] ADJde cerámica
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ceramic

[sɪˈræmɪk] adjcéramique fceramic hob ntable f de cuisson en vitrocéramique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ceramic

adjkeramisch; ceramic hobGlaskeramikkochfeld nt
nKeramik f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ceramic

[sɪˈræmɪk]
1. adjin or di ceramica; (arts) → ceramico/a
2. ceramics nplceramica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ceramic

(səˈrӕmik) adjective
(of the art) of pottery.
noun
something made of pottery. She sells ceramics, but they are very expensive.
ceˈramics noun singular
the art of pottery.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

ceramic

خَزَفِيّ keramický keramisk keramisch κεραμικός cerámico keraaminen céramique keramički di ceramica セラミックの 세라믹의 keramisch keramisk ceramiczny de cerâmica керамический keramisk เซรามิค seramik bằng gốm 陶器的
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ceramic

adj (dent, etc.) cerámico
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