unglazed

adjective
un·​glazed | \ ˌən-ˈglāzd How to pronounce unglazed (audio) \

Definition of unglazed

: 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 Because the vessels were unglazed (and because the team didn’t use any soap), traces of various meals stuck around. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Millennia-Old Cookware May Be the Key to Recreating Ancient Cuisine," 23 Sep. 2020 Most ceramic mugs have an unglazed rim on the bottom. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Paul’s Cooking Tips: 3 DIY tricks for how to sharpen your knives without a sharpener," 24 Oct. 2020 Every week for a year, a team of archaeologists prepared food in unglazed clay pots and conducted chemical analyses of the materials left behind. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Millennia-Old Cookware May Be the Key to Recreating Ancient Cuisine," 23 Sep. 2020 Per the study, the team prepared meals made out of whole grains like wheat and maize in La Chamba ceramic pots— unglazed, black clay cookware made in central Colombia. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "Millennia-Old Cookware May Be the Key to Recreating Ancient Cuisine," 23 Sep. 2020 Glazed or unglazed, the earthy tone and texture will never go out of style. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "A Perfect Planter or Plant Stand for Giving Your Place that Jungle Vibe," 21 Sep. 2018 This one is made from unglazed clay and thus is meant to absorb the smell of tea, gradually evolving its own aroma over time. Popular Science, "Tea-drinking accessories for a more perfect cup," 11 Oct. 2019 Outside repairing the occasional crack, there isn’t a ton of maintenance involved in preserving an unglazed porcelain mosaic floor. Michelle Brunner, Twin Cities, "Tiny tiles are making a big comeback, with a modern twist," 19 Oct. 2019 Outside repairing the occasional crack, there isn’t a ton of maintenance involved in preserving an unglazed porcelain mosaic floor. Michelle Brunner, Twin Cities, "Tiny tiles are making a big comeback, with a modern twist," 19 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unglazed

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Unglazed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unglazed. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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