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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
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ceramic

adjkeramisch; ceramic hobGlaskeramikkochfeld nt
nKeramik f
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ceramic

[sɪˈræmɪk]
1. adjin or di ceramica; (arts) → ceramico/a
2. ceramics nplceramica
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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.
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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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[21] reported that the surface roughness of glazed glass ceramic was not affected by the application of PPPs while Yurdaguven et al.