Definition of "underglaze" [un•der•glaze]

  • Coloring or decoration applied to pottery before glazing. (noun)

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Use "underglaze" in a sentence
  • "Colored engobes can also be termed underglaze colors."
  • "Doucai is a porcelain that combines a blue-and-white underglaze with an overglaze decoration."
  • "Look at that unctuous underglaze in the palest, almost imperceptible blue, not too glassy, not too dull, and fired with absolute evenness and consistency."