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blunge ( blʌndʒ) vb
tr) to mix (clay or a similar substance) with water in order to form a suspension for use in ceramics
[C19: probably from blend + plunge]
blunge Past participle: blunged Gerund: blunging Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
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My preliminary explorations with adding paper to clay were to mix torn up newspaper with hot water, let it sit overnight, and then
it into a pulp using a hand drill and glaze mixer.
"Then, potters place that soil in water to dispose of unwanted elements before moving it into another receptacle to
[mix] terracotta," he explained.
7 is to
the clay usually at about 15 to 20 percent solids to disperse the bentonite and release the grit sized particles such as quartz, which can then be removed by screening or by a degritting centrifuge or a hydrocyclone.