All Words Glossary

Glossary of Ceramics Terms
beginning with letter A
Browse the Ceramics Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

albarello Tweet Definition of albarello Like Definition of albarello on Facebook
noun (albarelli)
  1. A ceramic pharmacy or drug jar, generally majolica ware. They are usually tall rather than wide, and often of a waisted shape. Albarelli originated in the Middle East but their name is from Italian.
anneal Tweet Definition of anneal Like Definition of anneal on Facebook
verb
  1. (context, metallurgy) To subject to great heat, and then cool slowly for the purpose of rendering less brittle; to temper; to toughen.
aventurine Tweet Definition of aventurine Like Definition of aventurine on Facebook
noun
  1. A kind of glass, containing gold-colored spangles. It was produced in the first place by the accidental (par aventure) dropping of some brass filings into a pot of melted glass.
  2. (mineralogy) A variety of translucent quartz, spangled throughout with scales of yellow mica.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
Translate Into:
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.



© Copyright 2019 allwords.com.