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1ceramic

adjective ce·ram·ic \sə-ˈra-mik, especially British kə-\

: made of clay that has been heated to a very high temperature so that it becomes hard

Full Definition of CERAMIC

:  of or relating to the manufacture of any product (as earthenware, porcelain, or brick) made essentially from a nonmetallic mineral (as clay) by firing at a high temperature; also :  of or relating to such a product

Origin of CERAMIC

Greek keramikos, from keramos potter's clay, pottery
First Known Use: 1850

Rhymes with CERAMIC

2ceramic

noun

Definition of CERAMIC

1
plural but sing in constr :  the art or process of making ceramic articles
2
:  a product of ceramic manufacture

First Known Use of CERAMIC

1859

Rhymes with CERAMIC

CERAMICS Defined for Kids

ceramic

noun ce·ram·ic \sə-ˈra-mik\

Definition of CERAMIC for Kids

1
ceramics plural :  the art of making things (as pottery or tiles) of baked clay
2
:  a product made by baking clay

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