ceramics ceramics  /sə ˈræ mɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the art of making and decorating pottery

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Meals have long been served on ceramicsand now they're being used to slice food as well.
  2. But manufacturers of ceramics, glass and bicycles would be encouraged to surpass prewar records.
  3. Equally promising, we'll soon make solar cells like leaves, supertough ceramics that resemble the inner shells of abalone, and underwater glue that mimics the natural as forests.

News

  1. Ceramics replace steel in many culinary tasks

    Ceramics are a rare revolution in culinary-knife technology.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

  2. Rockwood to Divest Ceramics Business - Analyst Blog

    Specialty chemicals and advanced materials company Rockwood Holdings, Inc. ( ROC ) has agreed to divest its advanced ceramics business CeramTec to private equity firm Cinven for €1.49
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Rockwood to Divest Ceramics Business

    Rockwood is selling its advanced ceramics business to Cinven.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "But we don't think that glass, ceramics and detergent sectors in Europe can easily replace borates," said Orhan Yilmaz, head of Eti Mining, the state-run borates exporter.
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Orhan Gazi Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "We found two trees in which X-shaped marks had been carved with an arrow. This means our brothers were there, because for us this sign stands for mountains, valleys and paths. We also use this form on our clothes and ceramics," Bolivar said on...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Simón Bolívar Source: Earthtimes

  3. "The commitments submitted by the parties will ensure that customers depending on the use of gypsum-related products, such as the cement or the ceramics industry, can still rely on a competitive market for their inputs," Neelie Kroes, the EU's...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Neelie Kroes Source: Bloomberg

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