A decoration applied to a ceramic piece after glazing.

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  • overglaze — ☆ overglaze [ō′vər glāz΄; ] for v. [ ō΄vər glāz′, ō′vər glāz΄ ] n. Ceramics 1. a second glaze applied over the first 2. a decoration applied over a glaze vt. overglazed, overglazing to cover with a glaze or an overglaze …   English World dictionary

  • Overglaze — O ver*glaze , a. (Ceramics) (a) Applied over the glaze; said of enamel paintings, which sometimes are seen to project from the surface of the ware. (b) Suitable for applying upon the glaze; said of vitrifiable colors used in ceramic decoration.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overglaze — adjective Date: 1879 applied or suitable for applying on top of a fired glaze < overglaze enamels > • overglaze noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overglaze — n., adj. /oh veuhr glayz /; v. /oh veuhr glayz , oh veuhr glayz /, n., v., overglazed, overglazing, adj. Ceram. n. 1. a color or glaze applied to an existing glaze. v.t. 2. to cover or decorate (a ceramic object) with an overglaze. adj. 3. used… …   Universalium

  • overglaze — o•ver•glaze n., adj. [[t]ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz[/t]] v. [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈgleɪz, ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz[/t]] n. v. glazed, glaz•ing, adj. 1) cer a color or glaze applied to an existing glaze 2) cer to cover or decorate with an overglaze 3) cer used as an overglaze 4)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Overglaze — Is more usually called on glaze and refers to: The outer layer or coat of glaze on a piece of ceramics. Also, a decoration, usually enamel, applied over a glaze. See also In glaze decoration On glaze decoration Underglaze decoration …   Wikipedia

  • overglaze — noun a) The outer layer or coat of glaze on a piece of pottery b) A decoration, usually enamel, applied over a glaze …   Wiktionary

  • overglaze — n. topcoat of glaze; second application of glaze (Ceramics) v. apply topcoat of glaze; apply second application of glaze (Ceramics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overglaze — noun decoration or a second glaze applied to glazed ceramic …   English new terms dictionary

  • overglaze — /ˈoʊvəgleɪz/ (say ohvuhglayz) noun a glaze or decoration applied over another glaze on pottery …  

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