un·glazed | \ ˌən-ˈglāzd \

Definition of unglazed 

: not coated with a glossy or lustrous surface or finish : not glazed unglazed porcelain unglazed tiles

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One trick is to store garlic under an unglazed clay flowerpot in a cupboard, creating a small humidor without completely cutting off air circulation, which can lead to rot problems. Jean Nick, Good Housekeeping, "6 Really Easy Ways You Can Make Your Garlic Last Much Longer," 11 July 2017 What is key, though, is that pots are unglazed and come with a well-fitting lid. Nidhi Chaudhry, Good Housekeeping, "The Best All-Natural Clay Pots For Healthy Home Cooking," 14 June 2017 Chief among these is William Daley, the ceramicist and teacher born in 1925, who is represented by a 2008 work, C-Venture Vesica, an unglazed stoneware bowl. Thomas Hine, Philly.com, "Philly artists' big, urgent show at Woodmere looks out from the rowhouse to the world," 21 June 2018 For the Hexa Ceramics wall covering, Studio Roderick Vos in the Netherlands molded, fired and photographed three-dimensional unglazed stoneware, giving the illusion of tile. New York Times, "Where Is Design Going?," 2 May 2018 Each features a playing-card-size watercolor on paper, propped on an unglazed clay base like a painting displayed on an easel. Leah Ollman, latimes.com, "For Nathan Hayden at CB1 Gallery, the smaller the canvas, the bigger the effect," 13 Mar. 2018 In some kinds of cosmetics or seasonings, usually made in other countries In some unglazed pottery. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Children found with high levels of lead in Milwaukee County suburbs. What can you do to change this?," 7 Feb. 2018 With unglazed red clay pots, the water may even seep in through the outer walls by osmosis. Maureen Gilmer, idahostatesman, "Consider hand-watering in pots | Idaho Statesman," 28 Feb. 2018 All are rendered in the unglazed, stone-brown clay Grimm has been working with exclusively since 2011. Diane M. Bacha, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Gerit Grimm turns ceramic figures into storytellers," 18 Dec. 2017

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1599, in the meaning defined above

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