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Ceramics  n.  
The art of making things of baked clay; as pottery, tiles, etc.
pl. Work formed of clay in whole or in part, and baked; as, vases, urns, etc.

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"Ceramics" Quotes from Famous Books

... was the exhibit of clay modeling from the State School of Clay Working and Ceramics at Alfred, the only school of its kind in the United States receiving State aid. Near by stood a cabinet full of home-made apparatus sent from various institutions, but a large part of which came from the physical laboratories of Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. The exhibit ...
— New York at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis 1904 - Report of the New York State Commission • DeLancey M. Ellis

... neighboring tribes gradually become less clearly defined as investigation progresses. Mr. Cushing's study of the Zui social, political, and religious systems has clearly established their essential identity in grade of culture with those of other tribes. In many of the arts, too, such as weaving, ceramics, etc., these people in no degree surpass many ...
— A Study of Pueblo Architecture: Tusayan and Cibola • Victor Mindeleff and Cosmos Mindeleff

... chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramics Agriculture: accounts for about 4% of GDP and about 10% of the work force; self-sufficient in foods other than meat, dairy products, and cereals; principal crops - fruits, vegetables, grapes, potatoes, sugar beets, soybeans, grain, olives; fish catch of 525,000 ...
— The 1993 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... on a natural-color fabric, bags and pouches of leather, leather hassocks, ivory carvings of ancient Egyptian gods, inlaid boxes and chests, and dozens of both useful and ornamental utensils of brass, copper, washed tin, and ceramics. Barby went into raptures. At every new item she urged Rick to bring ...
— The Egyptian Cat Mystery • Harold Leland Goodwin

... dental products, ceramics, pharmaceuticals, food products, precision instruments, ...
— The 2007 CIA World Factbook • United States

Words linked to "Ceramics" :   artistic production, glassy, ceramic, vitrified, unvitrified, ceramicist, ceramist, artistic creation, vitreous, art

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