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blunge

Syllabification: blunge
Pronunciation: /blənj
 
/

Definition of blunge in English:

verb

[with object]
Mix (clay or other materials) with water in a revolving apparatus for use in ceramics.
Example sentences
  • The clay slurry, during the blunging and conditioning operations may include from about 25 to 65% solids.
  • After the last piece of clay has been put into the blunger, the mix is blunged for two hours.
  • I break up the clay vessel and take the fragments and blunge them and put them back on the potter's wheel.

Origin

early 19th century: blend of blend and plunge.

Derivatives

blunger

1
noun
Example sentences
  • After the last piece of clay has been put into the blunger, the mix is blunged for two hours.
  • Typical feed conditioning for either dry milling or to increase throughput of a primary crude blunger.
  • The ceramic fibre and paper pulp were then thoroughly mixed with the blunger and the other dry ingredients were added.

Words that rhyme with blunge

expunge, grunge, gunge, lunge, plunge, scunge, sponge

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