Terracotta


Terracotta

Terracotta may refer to:
*terra cotta, (Italian: "baked earth") is a ceramic. Its uses include vessels, water & waste water pipes and surface embellishment in building construction.
*Terracotta Cluster, an open source JVM-level clustering software for Java.
*Terracotta Army, the "Terracotta Warriors and Horses" of Qin Shi Huang the First Emperor of China.
*Greek terracotta figurines, a mode of artistic and religious expression frequently found in Ancient Greece.


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  • terracotta — DEFINICIJA v. terakota …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • terracotta — ► NOUN 1) unglazed, typically brownish red earthenware, used as an ornamental building material and in modelling. 2) a strong brownish red colour. ORIGIN from Italian terra cotta baked earth …   English terms dictionary

  • terracotta — ter·ra·còt·ta s.f., agg.inv., s.m.inv. CO 1. s.f., materiale ceramico costituito da argilla di colore rosso, per l alta concentrazione di ossido di ferro, cotta al forno ad altissime temperature e usata per la fabbricazione di materiali edilizi e …   Dizionario italiano

  • Terracotta — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme terracotta (de l italien signifiant terre cuite) peut désigner : le matériau terracotta, la terre cuite italienne, brute de cuisson et les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • terracotta — [[t]te̱rəkɒ̱tə[/t]] also terra cotta 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Terracotta is a brownish red clay that has been baked and is used for making things such as flower pots, small statues, and tiles. ...plants in terracotta pots. 2) COLOUR Terracotta is… …   English dictionary

  • Terracotta — Terracottawerkstätte auf Kreta Etruskerin, Terrakottafigur Terrakotta (nach ital. terra cotta, „gebrannte Erde“), in anderer Schreibweise Terracotta, wird als Materialbezeichnung für gebrannte, unglasierte Tonobjekte wie Ge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • terracotta — 1. noun a hard red brown unglazed earthenware, used for pottery and building construction See Also: terra, terrace, terrain, terrene, terrier …   Wiktionary

  • terracotta — ter|ra|cot|ta terra cotta [ˌterəˈkɔtə US ˈka: ] n [U] [Date: 1700 1800; : Italian; Origin: baked earth ] 1.) hard reddish brown baked ↑clay ▪ a terracotta pot 2.) a brownish red colour >terracotta adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • terracotta — /tɛrəˈkɒtə / (say teruh kotuh) noun 1. a hard, usually unglazed earthenware of fine quality, used for architectural decorations, statuettes, vases, etc. 2. something made of this, especially a work of art. 3. a brownish orange colour like that of …   Australian English dictionary

  • terracotta — noun Terracotta is used before these nouns: ↑pot, ↑tile …   Collocations dictionary


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