overfire

verb

Definition of overfire

transitive verb

: to apply heat treatment to (as a clay ware) beyond maturing

intransitive verb

: to become subjected to excessive heat treatment clays that begin to overfire— Heinrich Ries

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“Overfire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfire. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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