un·​glazed ˌən-ˈglāzd How to pronounce unglazed (audio)
: not coated with a glossy or lustrous surface or finish : not glazed
unglazed porcelain
unglazed tiles

Examples of unglazed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Breakfast Sando uses an unglazed donut as the base for a sandwich stuffed with Just Egg, sausage, vegan cheddar, arugula, and Sriracha aioli. Zoe Baillargeon, Bon Appétit, 31 Aug. 2023 Masumoto’s works are Shigaraki ceramics, a style in which pottery is placed in the kiln unglazed as fire burns designs onto its surface. Teresa Nowakowski, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Aug. 2023 Instead, fill your space with houseplants; fresh cut wildflowers; and herbs like lavender, thyme, and basil in terracotta or unglazed ceramic planters. Cori Sears, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 July 2023 Wolston left the furniture unglazed to show off the clay’s natural bright-orange hue. Curbed, 5 June 2023 Glazed clay planters, such as ceramic planters like the Better Homes & Gardens Teramo Planter, can help retain more moisture in the soil than unglazed terracotta and offer eye-catching colors and designs. Renee Freemon Mulvihill, Better Homes & Gardens, 30 June 2023 The unglazed tactility of the outside offers a nice contrast to the speckled pink and blue glazed surfaces on the inside. Parker Bowie Larson, ELLE Decor, 9 May 2023 The sculptor and modeler, Charles Gabriel Sauvage, known as Lemire, is known for unglazed porcelain figures depicting King Louis XVI and Benjamin Franklin commemorating the signing of two treaties between France and the United States in 1778, which are also at the Met. Natasha Gural, Forbes, 28 June 2022 Fats and oils from food leach into the sides of an unglazed ceramic pot and the traces remain locked in the clay long after the meal and the people who ate it have been forgotten. Jillian Mock, Discover Magazine, 25 Sep. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unglazed was in 1599

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“Unglazed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unglazed. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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