ceramics Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"ceramics" in British English

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ceramicsnoun

uk   us   /sɪˈræm.ɪks/
[U] the ​art of making ​objects by ​shapingpieces of ​clay and then ​baking them until they are hard [plural] the ​objectsproduced by ​shaping and ​bakingclay, ​especially when ​considered as ​art
ceramic
adjective uk   us   /-ɪk/
ceramic ​tiles
(Definition of ceramics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ceramicsnoun [C/U]

 us   /səˈræm·ɪks/
objectsproduced by ​shapingpieces of ​clay that are then ​hardened by ​baking, or the ​skill of making such ​objects
ceramic
adjective [not gradable]  us   /səˈræm·ɪk/
ceramic ​kitchentiles
(Definition of ceramics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ceramics”
in Chinese (Simplified) 制陶艺术, 陶器制造…
in Turkish seramik…
in Russian керамика…
in Chinese (Traditional) 製陶藝術, 陶器製造…
in Polish ceramika…
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