Definition of Overglaze

1. a. Applied over the glaze; -- said of enamel paintings, which sometimes are seen to project from the surface of the ware.



Definition of Overglaze

1. Noun. The outer layer or coat of glaze on a piece of pottery ¹

2. Noun. A decoration, usually enamel, applied over a glaze. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overglaze

1. [v -GLAZED, -GLAZING, -GLAZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overglaze

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overgirds
overgirt
overgive
overgiven
overgives
overglad
overglamorize
overglamorized
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overglamorizing
overglance
overglanced
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overglaze (current term)
overglazed
overglazes
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overglided
overglides
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overgoad
overgoaded

Literary usage of Overglaze

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Decoration now extended to overglaze colors as well as underglaze blue. A yellow ground color was in use by 1725. Starting with imitation of Japanese and ..."

2. How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain by Willoughby Hodgson (1907)
"ENAMELLED IN COLOURS overglaze PO RC E LA IN which is painted or enamelled ... overglaze enamelling did not come into general use till the Ch'ing dynasty, ..."

3. The Clayworker's Hand-book: A Manual for All Engaged in the Manufacture of by Alfred Broadhead Searle (1906)
"overglaze work is also frequently used in patching defective underglaze ... overglaze colours are mixed with a glaze of sufficiently low melting point to ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1881)
"From 1874 to 1877, the attention of the ladies was exclusively given to overglaze painting. In 1877, Miss M. Louise McLaughlin, who had been among the ..."

5. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1917)
"The above is but a small number of the innumberable colors and shades which may be developed for this single fire overglaze work. It is possible that these ..."

6. Clay Products Cyclopedia, Containing Important Information for Every (1922)
"As a result, innumerable overglaze •colors have been produced which consist of a ... Generally, potters now purchase their overglaze colors ready lor use. ..."

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