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ceramics

noun uk   us   /sɪˈræm.ɪks/
[U] the art of making objects by shaping pieces of clay and then baking them until they are hard [plural] the objects produced by shaping and baking clay, especially when considered as art
ceramic
adjective uk   us   /-ɪk/
ceramic tiles
Translations of “ceramics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 製陶藝術, 陶器製造…
in Russian керамика…
in Turkish seramik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 制陶艺术, 陶器制造…
in Polish ceramika…
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