Blunger Blun"ger, n. [Corrupted from plunger.] A wooden blade with a cross handle, used for mi?ing the clay in potteries; a plunger. --Tomlinson. [1913 Webster]

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  • blunger — /blun jeuhr/, n. 1. a large container with rotating arms for mechanical mixing of clay with water. 2. a person who blunges. [1820 30; BLUNGE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • blunger — noun the apparatus used for blunging (mixing clay with water to make pottery) …   Wiktionary

  • blunger — n. large container with revolving arms used to mechanically mix clay with water; one who blunges …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blunger — blung·er …   English syllables

  • blunger — ˈblənjə(r) noun ( s) : one that blunges; specifically : a vat with mechanical stirrers for mixing clay and water into slip …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blunging — Blun ging, n. The process of mixing clay in potteries with a blunger. Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slipcasting — is a technique for the mass production of pottery, especially for shapes not easily made on a wheel. A liquid clay body slip (usually mixed in a blunger) is poured into plaster moulds and allowed to form a layer, the cast, on the inside cavity of …   Wikipedia

  • Slip (ceramics) — Phenician plate with red slip, 7th century BCE, excavated in Mogador island, Essaouira. Sidi Mohammed ben Abdallah Museum …   Wikipedia

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