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underglaze

[uhn-der-gleyz] /ˈʌn dərˌgleɪz/
adjective
1.
(of a color or decoration) applied to a piece before the piece is glazed.
noun
2.
color or decoration applied to a piece before it is glazed.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; under- + glaze
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  • Skills developed will be slab work, pinch pot, and underglaze application.
  • However, it should be noted that some underglaze colors cannot be used under this glaze as they will change color radically.
British Dictionary definitions for underglaze

underglaze

/ˈʌndəˌɡleɪz/
adjective
1.
(ceramics) applied to pottery or porcelain before the application of glaze
noun
2.
a pigment, etc, applied in this way
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