ceramic

Definitions

General English

Construction

  • Items made of clay or similar materials that are baked in a kiln to a permanent hardness. Ceramic products include pottery, tile, and stoneware.

Electronics

  • A material, such as porcelain or glass, made through the heating of certain nonmetallic mineral substances, such as silicon dioxide or clay. Its applications in electronics include its use in capacitors and ICs, or as a dielectric. Also called ceramic material.

Military

  • adjective made of clay which has been hardened by heat
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