Definition of bone ash in English:

bone ash

Syllabification: bone ash

noun

  • The mineral residue of calcined bones, used chiefly in the production of bone china and fertilizers.
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    • The major ingredients are sand, soda ash, potash, zinc, and bone ash.
    • Some glaze formulas or recipes also use volcanic ash or even bone ash.
    • In its simplest form this involved heating a metal to melting point in a vessel made of a dried paste of bone ash.

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