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overglaze

[ noun, adjective oh-ver-gleyz; verb oh-ver-gleyz, oh-ver-gleyz ]
/ noun, adjective 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢gle瑟z; verb 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞gle瑟z, 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢gle瑟z /
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noun
a color or glaze applied to an existing glaze.
verb (used with object), o路ver路glazed, o路ver路glaz路ing.
to cover or decorate (a ceramic object) with an overglaze.
adjective
used as an overglaze.
(of painted or printed decorations) applied over a glaze.
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Origin of overglaze

First recorded in 1585鈥95; over- + glaze
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British Dictionary definitions for overglaze

overglaze
/ (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢伞le瑟z) /

adjective
(of decoration or colours) applied to porcelain or pottery above the glaze
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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