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