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ceramic


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Preferred Term

ceramic

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Refers to any of various hard, brittle, heat-resistant and corrosion-resistant materials made by shaping and then firing a nonmetallic mineral, such as clay, at a high temperature.

Variations

material, ceramic

ceramic material

céramique

Narrower Terms

porcelain

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