potter's wheel


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potter's wheel

n.
A revolving, often treadle-operated horizontal disk on which clay is shaped manually.

potter's wheel

n
(Ceramics) a device with a horizontal rotating disc, on which clay is shaped into pots, bowls, etc, by hand

pot′ter's wheel`


n.
a device with a rotating horizontal disk upon which clay is molded by a potter.
[1720–30]

potter's wheel

A device with a flat rotating disk on a platform, usually powered by a treadle, on which clay is molded by hand.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potter's wheel - a horizontal rotating wheel holding the clay being shaped by a potterpotter's wheel - a horizontal rotating wheel holding the clay being shaped by a potter; "the potter's wheel was invented in Asia Minor around 6500 BC"
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Translations

potter's wheel

ntornio (da vasaio)
References in classic literature ?
He had long ago bought a potter's wheel of him, and wished to know what had become of him.
Although pots tend to look simple and unassuming, the craft an artisan applies to a potter's wheel is in reality quite difficult and can take years to master.
Workshops on the production of pottery, leather and felt goods, work with silver and potter's wheel were presented.
When using the potter's wheel to throw a basic pot, the first step is wedging, which involves kneading clay with your hands to remove the air pockets.
The potter's wheel was the attraction for all, children pushing their parents away from it in order to use it themselves.
Brush, charcoal, chisel, file, lathe, and potter's wheel, yes, but what is it about artists' tools like the chainsaw and welding torch that fail to impress so many art lovers and critics -- as if real art can't possibly come from such a blue-collar, rough-and-tumble background?
"After this, we introduce the participants to the potter's wheel. Sometimes the students do not wish to learn the hand-building techniques and are eager to go straight to the potter's wheel, we are happy to do so but we suggest learning all the techniques step by step," she added.
WEARING two hats as Secretary of the Buckley Society and steering group member of the North East Wales Heritage Forum, Keith Shone brought home to Buckley an original potter's wheel made at Buckley Foundry more than 100 years ago.
Undeterred by this, Vegas and his potter's wheel were again drafted in for the latest revival attempt - surely a lack of new ideas should have rung a few alarm bells?
Huzaifa has trained in Potter's Wheel Tennis Academy, Beijing under supervision of Carlos Rodriguez, one of the top coaches in the world.
On returning to Bardakci, he found his father's old potter's wheel in their woodshed and asked his father to teach him how to throw.
Choose ones with outward facing flowers, such as the timely Christmas rose and Potter's Wheel, that from now to March produce extra large