Definition of potter's wheel in English:

potter's wheel

Syllabification: pot·ter's wheel

noun

  • A horizontal revolving disk on which wet clay is shaped into pots or other round ceramic objects.
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    • This outside work area is adjacent to the pottery building where the potter's wheels, kilns, and stockpile of clay and glazes are housed.
    • I couldn't fight something that ate away from the inside, leaving me malleable like a piece of wet clay on the potter's wheel.
    • Melodies sing, phrases are shaped like clay on a potter's wheel, and rhythms are given a gentle bounce.

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