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overglaze

[n., adj. oh-ver-gleyz; v. oh-ver-gleyz, oh-ver-gleyz] /n., adj. ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz; v. ˌoʊ vərˈgleɪz, ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz/
noun
1.
a color or glaze applied to an existing glaze.
verb (used with object), overglazed, overglazing.
2.
to cover or decorate (a ceramic object) with an overglaze.
adjective
3.
used as an overglaze.
4.
(of painted or printed decorations) applied over a glaze.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; over- + glaze
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Examples for overglaze
  • The surface of the panel is finished with a clear acrylic overglaze.
  • The stone surface is finished with a clear acrylic overglaze.
  • overglaze decoration then took the place of underglaze work.
  • Each panel is six-feet by nine-feet, overglaze painted and fired on ceramic tile.
British Dictionary definitions for overglaze

overglaze

/ˈəʊvəˌɡleɪz/
adjective
1.
(of decoration or colours) applied to porcelain or pottery above the glaze
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