underglaze

[uhn-der-gleyz]Ceramics
noun
  1. 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
  1. ceramics applied to pottery or porcelain before the application of glaze
noun
  1. a pigment, etc, applied in this way
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