Definition of blunge in English:

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blunge

Pronunciation: /blʌn(d)ʒ/

verb

[with object]
Mix (clay or other materials) with water in a revolving apparatus, for use in ceramics: china clays and ball clays are blunged separately
More 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.

Derivatives

blunger

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.

Origin

Early 19th century: blend of blend and plunge.

Words that rhyme with blunge

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

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