[ uhn-der-fiuhrd ]

  1. supplied with fuel or heat from beneath.

Origin of underfired

First recorded in 1885–90; under- + fire + -ed2

Words Nearby underfired

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How to use underfired in a sentence

  • A body which is underfired will almost certainly cause the glaze to crawl.

    The Potter's Craft | Charles F. Binns
  • Matt glazes are not underfired glazes nor are they deadened by acid or sand blast.

    The Potter's Craft | Charles F. Binns