Definition of Blunging

1. n. The process of mixing clay in potteries with a blunger.



Definition of Blunging

1. Verb. (present participle of blunge) ¹

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Definition of Blunging

1. blunge [v] - See also: blunge

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Literary usage of Blunging

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1918)
"The effect of different degrees of blunging on the initial viscosity is shown in curves 1, 3, and 4 of figure 3. Curves / and 3 were plotted from viscosity ..."

2. Treatise on Ceramic Industries: A Complete Manual for Pottery, Tile and by Emile Bourry, Wilton P. Rix (1901)
"The second method also consists of four operations:—• blunging of raw materials in water. Apportionment and mixing in liquid state. Sifting. Stiffening. ..."

3. Clays, Their Occurrence, Properties, and Uses: With Especial Reference to by Heinrich Reis (1908)
"For glazed earthenware bodies it means simply washing, blunging, screening, and filter- pressing the clay body, but for white-ware bodies a somewhat more ..."

4. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1909)
"In short, one-sixth of the water is removed by the filtered clay each operation, and this amount must be supplied In- new water for the next blunging. ..."

5. Memoir of the Geological Survey of the State of Delaware: Including the by James Curtis Booth (1841)
"Carrying out the same operation on a large scale, we obtain a fine clay adapted to earthen ware. By the old blunging process the clay ..."

6. Journal by Australian Ex Libris Society (1885)
"... were used for " blunging," that is, softening the clay, and floating off its finer particles to be used in the manufacture of the finer earthenware. ..."

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