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lustered

Syllabification: lus·tered
Pronunciation: /ˈləstərd
 
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Definition of lustered in English:

adjective

(Especially of ceramics) having an iridescent surface; shining.
Example sentences
  • Apart from the ingenious designs, set off by the lustred tin-glaze, the specific heraldic programme gives them a unique place in Niculoso's oeuvre.
  • The Medici tiles from the Castel S Angelo and from Tentudia are unusual in that they are entirely tin-glazed - either white, stained with blue or manganese, or lustred.
  • This shows the Medici device of a diamond ring with two feathers, as on the Valencian lustred vase in the British Museum.

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