ceramic ceramic  /sə ˈræ mɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
  2. (adj) of or relating to or made from a ceramic

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. During an electronics experiment at Albuquerque's Sandia Laboratories, a scientist accidentally sent a pulse of electricity through a dime-sized ceramic chip.
  2. Situation maps were leaned against a white ceramic tile wall; the officers sat in campaign chairs, hunched in a tight semi-circle; bottles of cold water were passed around.
  3. The meeting could be a sidebar gathering of almost any church in the country but for a ceramic vessel of red wine on the dinner table--offered in communion.

News

  1. maxon's Small Spindle Drives are Now Available in Wearproof Ceramic

    With the GP8S and GP16S spindle drives, maxon motor is expanding the program and simultaneously launching the ceramic spindle. The ceramic spindle is an extraordinary product, with several advantages.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Robotics Online

  2. Control This Beautiful Ceramic Radio By Touching Its Palladium Surface

    Engineers and gilders might not seem like the most intuitive design partners—after all, their crafts hail from entirely different centuries—but the results of those kinds of unconventional collaborations can be magical. Behold: Hibou (meaning Owl, in French), a ceramic radio that's controlled by touching the palladium patterns on its surface. Read more...        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  3. Research and Markets: Ceramic Tile Manufacturers (Global) - Analysis of The Top 350 Companies Including Mohawk ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ceramic Tile Manufacturers " report to their offeri
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "She and her friends were preparing breakfast, with eggs and everything, and Lindsay was going up the stairs, carrying a ceramic teacup," Dina explains to Star. "She had just come out of the shower so she was still wet and had some lotion on,...
    on Jan 28, 2006 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: National Ledger

  2. "Glass pipes are available for $20 (and) ceramic bongs, many of them adorned with pop culture icons, are also freely available and on display," Mr Langbroek said. "One store was even promoting a 'Schoolies Spesh' on the items."
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: John-Paul Langbroek Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "When I came into office, I kid you not, my predecessor governor left me a ceramic jar on the desk labeled rainy day fund. And in it was 30 cents ...... a quarter and a nickel," Napolitano said.
    on Feb 20, 2006 By: Janet Napolitano Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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