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biscuit firing Line breaks: bis|cuit fir¦ing

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(also biscuit fire)

Definition of biscuit firing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The first firing of pottery, which permanently hardens the clay.
Example sentences
  • And I know for a fact that some work demands high biscuit firing temperatures and much lower glaze firing.
  • After their biscuit firing, then, the biscuit tiles are placed, as we have seen, on inspection tables.
  • This will prevent any work which blows up in its biscuit firing from sticking to glazed work.

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