water smoke

1 of 2

noun

1
: mist or foggy vapor rising from the surface of a body of water
2
: the moisture that rises in the firing of clayware in the form of vapor from the green brick as it is undergoing heating

water-smoke

2 of 2

transitive verb

: to drive off the moisture in (as green brick) in the preliminary stage of burning by means of a slow fire

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“Water smoke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20smoke. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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