Definition of stoneware in English:

stoneware

Syllabification: stoneware
Pronunciation: /ˈstōnˌwer
 
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noun

A type of pottery that is impermeable and partly vitrified but opaque.
More example sentences
  • This was a school that looked to the ceramics of Picasso rather than the functional stoneware pottery of Bernard Leach.
  • According to material, methods of production, and finish, pottery can be classified in three categories - earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain.
  • Unlike tin-glazed earthenware, white salt-glazed stoneware was ideally suited to slip casting and press molding into intricate shapes, and plaster of Paris greatly facilitated these processes.

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