glaze kiln

glaze kiln
Glost oven Glost" ov`en An oven in which glazed pottery is fired; -- also called {glaze kiln}, or {glaze}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glaze kiln — noun : a kiln in which glazed pottery is fired …   Useful english dictionary

  • glaze — Glost oven Glost ov en An oven in which glazed pottery is fired; also called {glaze kiln}, or {glaze}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glaze defects — are any flaws in the surface quality of a ceramic glaze, its physical structure, or its interaction with the clay body.Clay body/glaze interaction problemsMany Glaze defects are the result of a problem in the way that the clay and glaze interact …   Wikipedia

  • kiln wash —    A refractory mixture, usually kaolin or flint, which is mixed with water and painted on kiln shelves to prevent glaze from adhering. In Britain this is called bat wash, because a kiln shelf is called a bat. Also see dry foot …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • glaze —    A term used in ceramics to describe a thin coating of minerals which produces a glassy transparent or colored coating on bisque ware. Typically applied either by brushing, dipping, or spraying, it is fixed by firing the bisque ware in a kiln.… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • salt glaze — glaze that is produced by throwing salt into a kiln in the process of firing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ceramic glaze — Composite body, painted, and glazed bottle. Dated 16th century. From Iran. New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. Glaze is a layer or coating of a vitreous substance which has been fired to fuse to a ceramic object to color, decorate, strengthen or …   Wikipedia

  • Tiger Cave Kiln — Recent excavations at the Tiger Cave Kiln at Hangzhou in the Chinese province of Zhejiang have helped to identify one site of origin of the important ceramic wares of the Southern Song Dynasty known as Guan or Official wares, which were made for… …   Wikipedia

  • Salt glaze pottery — Pottery referred to as salt glazed or salted is created by adding common salt, sodium chloride, into the chamber of a hot kiln. Sodium acts as a flux and reacts with the silica in the clay body. A typical salt glaze piece has a glassine finish,… …   Wikipedia

  • salt glaze — noun : a stoneware glaze produced by vaporizing common salt in the fire of the kiln at the height of the firing so that the sodium of the salt reacts with silicates of the ware to form a coating of glassy acid resistant mixed silicate of sodium… …   Useful english dictionary

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