Definition of overglaze in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəɡleɪz/


[mass noun]
Decoration or a second glaze applied to glazed ceramic ware: [as modifier]: overglaze enamel
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  • The designs are put on either with an underglaze, a sort of drawing technique, or overglaze, which is more like montage.
  • Practically invisible or blatantly obvious, these so-called slipups made centuries ago survive today beneath vitrified coats of clear overglaze and provide snapshots of the innovative and ingenious decorative techniques employed.
  • In graffito pottery the design was produced by scratching though the overglaze.
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