basaltware

ba•salt•ware
[[t]bəˈsɔltˌwɛər, ˈbæs ɔlt-, ˈbeɪ sɔlt-[/t]] n.
cer unglazed stoneware with a dull gloss, developed by Josiah Wedgwood (1730–95)

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  • basaltware — /beuh sawlt wair , bas awlt , bay sawlt /, n. a type of unglazed stoneware, usually black with a dull gloss, developed by Josiah Wedgwood. Also called basaltes /beuh sawl teez/. [BASALT + WARE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • basaltware — noun Articles made from basalt …   Wiktionary

  • Basaltware — Basạltware,   Basaltes [bə sɔːltiːz, englisch], Basaltesware [bə sɔːltiːzweə, englisch], hartes, feinkörniges, unglasiertes schwarzes Steinzeug, von J. Wedgwood entwickelt, besonders für Vasen, Büsten und Teegeschirr …   Universal-Lexikon

  • basaltware — /ˈbæsəltwɛə/ (say basuhltwair) noun unglazed stoneware developed by Josiah Wedgwood, usually black, with a dull gloss …   Australian English dictionary

  • basaltware — /beuh sawlt wair , bas awlt , bay sawlt /, n. a type of unglazed stoneware, usually black with a dull gloss, developed by Josiah Wedgwood. Also called basaltes /beuh sawl teez/. [BASALT + WARE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyalithglas — (auch Hyalitglas, Lavaglas) ist ein im frühen 19. Jahrhundert in Südböhmen entwickeltes undurchsichtiges, rotes oder schwarzes Steinglas, das die Basaltware von Wedgwood zum Vorbild hatte und meist mit Goldmalerei (besonders Chinoiserien)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • black basaltes — /beuh sawl teez/ basaltware. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wedgwood — Wedg|wood 〈[wɛ̣dʒwud] n.; od. s; unz.〉 feines, (meistens einfarbig) verziertes Steingut [nach dem engl. Kunsttöpfer J. Wedgwood, 1730 1795] * * * Wedg|wood [ wɛʤwʊd ], das; [s] [nach dem engl. Töpfer Wedgwood (1730–1795)]: feines, verziertes… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • earthenware — n pottery, crockery, crocks, clay ware, ceramics, stoneware, basaltware, ironstone, terra cotta, gombroon, faience, Ceramics. biscuit …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • basalt — [bə sôlt′; bā′sôlt΄, bas′ ôlt΄] n. [earlier basaltes < L, a dark Ethiopian marble: term used by PLINY for basanites < Gr basanitēs, species of slate used to test gold < basanos, touchstone, test (ult. < Egypt bḫnw) + itēs, ITE1] 1. a… …   English World dictionary

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