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Definition of the noun agateware

What does agateware mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agatewares

  1. pottery that is veined and mottled to resemble agate
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: clayware / pottery = ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln

Alternative definition of the noun agateware


  1. Pottery decorated with a combination of contrastingly coloured clays, supposed to resemble the layers of colour in an agate stone.

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Google previewPotter's Bible (2006)

An Essential Illustrated Reference for Both Beginner and Advanced Potters by Marylin Scott

Agateware is the name given to pieces of work using a combination of contrasting colored clays as the integral structure. This technique offers the potter considerable scope since it permits both the creation of free, quick and random effects, ...

Google previewThe Rural New-Yorker (1895)

Agateware is a great comfort, as it is lighter ...

Google previewThe Country Gentleman (1915)

Agateware is the next choice. It is never advisable to use tin. The first step in making the box into a cooker is to line it and the cover smoothly. Asbestos sheeting is best for this purpose, but heavy wrapping paper is fairly satisfactory. The object ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemical and Metallurgical Machinery, Appliances and Material Manufactured Or Sold by Advertisers in Electrochemical and Metallurgical Industry. ... (1910)

For granite or agateware, etc.

Google previewThe Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques (2004)

by Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer

The porcelain pieces illustrated are a blue and white Qing Dynasty bowl, a landscape bowl by Maggie Andrews, a painted bowl by Derek Clarkson, an agateware bowl by Linda Caswell and a teapot by jakes Michal. See also Colour plates 80/ ...

Google previewDictionary of Artifacts (2008)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

agateware: any ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

ceramic piece tile ceramic resembling agate or marble agateware ceramics china, crocks, earthenware, ironstone, mosaics, porcelain, pottery, stoneware, ...

Google previewDictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering (2012)

by Loran O'Bannon

agateware. Ceramic and ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Similarly, agateware. agate line Graphic Arts, a measure of space in advertising, one column wide and the ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

Agateware is simply a trade name for a variety of enameled ware, so called on account of its mottled appearance. Enameled ware, even of the highest grade, is likely to be injured by excessive heat, which, by making the iron expand faster ...

Google previewMachinery's Encyclopedia (1917)

A Work of Reference Covering Practical Mathematics and Mechanics, Machine Design, Machine Construction and Operation, Electrical, Gas, Hydraulic, and Steam Power Machinery, Metallurgy, and Kindred Subjects in the Engineering Field by Erik Oberg, Franklin Day Jones

A convenient arrangement for the bath is to make up the solution in an enamel or agateware tank, and heat this tank by placing it in boiling water. After the articles are removed from the solution, they should be allowed to dry in the air, and may ...

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Small photo of Antique graniteware, speckleware, enamelware, agateware, coffee pots. Four pots in all. Two cobalt blue and white swirl, one grey and white mottled one light blue and white speckled. More...

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Agateware Meaning

Video shows what agateware means. Pottery decorated with a combination of contrastingly coloured clays, supposed to resemble the layers of colour in an ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2A1T1E1W4A1R1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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