underglaze

[uhn-der-gleyz]Ceramics
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adjective

(of a color or decoration) applied to a piece before the piece is glazed.

noun

color or decoration applied to a piece before it is glazed.

Origin of underglaze

First recorded in 1875–80; under- + glaze
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underglaze

adjective

ceramics applied to pottery or porcelain before the application of glaze

noun

a pigment, etc, applied in this way
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