ceramics

[ suh-ram-iks ]
/ səˈræm ɪks /

noun

(used with a singular verb) the art or technology of making objects of clay and similar materials treated by firing.
(used with a plural verb) articles of earthenware, porcelain, etc.

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Origin of ceramics

First recorded in 1855–60; see origin at ceramic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for ceramics

ceramics
/ (sɪˈræmɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the art and techniques of producing articles of clay, porcelain, etc

Derived forms of ceramics

ceramist (ˈsɛrəmɪst) or ceramicist, noun
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