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glost Line breaks: glost
Pronunciation: /ɡlɒst/

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Definition of glost in English:


The second firing of ceramic ware, in which the glaze is fused: [as modifier]: a glost kiln
More example sentences
  • The company had one main manufacturing issue, which was to improve the quality of glost pieces.
  • Saving on shelf space, no bisque pots waiting for the next glost firing - a bonus if you workshop is small
  • After the initial biscuit firing, all tableware is glazed by hand, before the glost firing.


Late 19th century: apparently a dialect alteration of gloss1.

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