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stone·ware

 (stōn′wâr′)
n.
A heavy, nonporous, nontranslucent pottery, such as jasper ware, that is fired at a high temperature.

stoneware

(ˈstəʊnˌwɛə)
n
(Ceramics) a hard opaque pottery, fired at a very high temperature
adj
(Ceramics) made of stoneware

stone•ware

(ˈstoʊnˌwɛər)

n.
a hard, opaque, vitrified ceramic ware.
[1675–85]

stoneware

Hard, strong type of pottery fired at about 2282°F, and able to hold liquid without glazing; used for items such as pots and heavy dishes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stoneware - ceramic ware that is fired in high heat and vitrified and nonporousstoneware - ceramic ware that is fired in high heat and vitrified and nonporous
ceramic ware - utensils made from ceramic material
Translations
مَصْنوعات حَجَرِيَّه
kameninakameninový
stentøj
kõedény
leirmunir
dayanıklı çanak çömlek

stoneware

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stone

(stəun) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which rocks are composed. limestone; sandstone; a stone house; stone walls; In early times, men made tools out of stone.
2. a piece of this, of any shape or size. He threw a stone at the dog.
3. a piece of this shaped for a special purpose. a tombstone; paving-stones; a grindstone.
4. a gem or jewel. She lost the stone out of her ring; diamonds, rubies and other stones.
5. the hard shell containing the nut or seed in some fruits eg peaches and cherries. a cherry-stone.
6. a measure of weight still used in Britain, equal to 6.35 kilogrammes. She weighs 9.5 stone.
7. a piece of hard material that forms in the kidney, bladder etc and causes pain.
verb
1. to throw stones at, especially as a ritual punishment. Saint Stephen was stoned to death.
2. to remove the stones from (fruit). She washed and stoned the cherries.
ˈstony adjective
1. full of, or covered with, stones. stony soil; a stony path/beach; It's very stony around here.
2. (of a person's expression etc) like stone in coldness, hardness etc. He gave me a stony stare.
ˈstonily adverb
ˈstoniness noun
ˌstone-ˈcold, ˌstone-ˈdead, ˌstone-ˈdeaf adjective
completely cold, dead, or deaf. He's almost stone-deaf; Your soup is stone-cold. He was stone-dead.
ˈstoneware noun, adjective
(of) a hard type of pottery made of clay containing pieces of stone. a stoneware jug.
ˈstonework noun
construction done in stone, especially the stone parts of a building.
leave no stone unturned
to try every possible means. The police left no stone unturned to (try to) find the child.
a stone's throw
a very short distance. They live only a stone's throw away from here.
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While Ferrier was absent, preparing his daughter for the approaching journey, Jefferson Hope packed all the eatables that he could find into a small parcel, and filled a stoneware jar with water, for he knew by experience that the mountain wells were few and far between.
A stoneware Leach with decorated in a Estimate PS Ives, in Cornwall.
From 1921 to 1922, the famed Meissen Porcelain Manufactory produced some of history's most distinctive and attractive coinage from the stoneware and porcelain clay bodies on which the factory had founded its reputation more than two hundred years earlier.
Washington DC-based Filipino artist Hadrian Mendoza has mounted 36 stoneware pieces-shaped by his preoccupation with similarities and differences of people-in the show 'Tao,' ongoing at Ayala Museum's ArtistSpace until Dec.
The first chapter gives insights into the development of Proto stoneware which was neither dense nor vitreous but was widely used until 1300.
Smoke-fired Stoneware, NATHALIE KHAYAT photos courtesy of Agial
Influenced first by growing up on a farm and later by a career in food processing, Gene put together a collection that included cream separators, crocks, a goat/dog treadmill used to power a butter churn, cutters to make individual butter patties, a special table where 1-pound blocks of butter were cut and wrapped, beeswax and tallow butter substitute, oil cans, separator literature, butter workers, a cheese cabinet, glass, stoneware, wood churns and more.
Highland Stoneware, which was founded by David Grant in 1974, celebrated its special anniversary with a visit by the Princess Royal.
Virginia-based stoneware potter Hadrian Mendoza returned to Manila for a two simultaneous one-man exhibits at Ayala and Bencab Museums.
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