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Noun
/ˈpätərē/,
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potteries, plural;
  1. Pots, dishes, and other articles made of earthenware or baked clay. Pottery can be broadly divided into earthenware, porcelain, and stoneware

  2. The craft or profession of making such ware
    • - courses include drawing, painting, and pottery
  3. A factory or workshop where such ware is made


  1. ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln
  2. the craft of making earthenware
  3. a workshop where clayware is made
  4. Pottery is the ceramic ware made by potters. The place where such wares are made is also called a pottery (plural potteries). Pottery can also refer to the material of which the potteryware is made. Major types of pottery include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. ...
  5. (The Potteries) Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city in Staffordshire, England, which forms a linear conurbation almost 12 miles (19 km) long, with an area of . Together with the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme Stoke forms The Potteries Urban Area. ...
  6. (The Potters) Stoke City Football Club is a football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. Founded in 1863, Stoke is the oldest club in the Premier League, and thought to be the second oldest professional football club in the world, after Notts County.
  7. Fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed; A potter's (work)shop, where pottery is made; The potter's craft or art: making vessels from clay
  8. (Potterian) Of or pertaining to the Harry Potter series, that depicts the existence of a secret society of people able to perform magic
  9. a form of ceramic technology, where wet clays are shaped and dried, then fired to harden them and make them waterproof.
  10. A ceramic item or material made of hard clay, usually in the form of a vessel.
  11. is the ceramic ware made by potters. It has been found in nearly all ancient, historical sites in many parts of the world because it does not decompose once it has been fired. It is made from a natural, organic material called clay. ...
  12. a class of ceramic artifacts in which clay is formed into containers or utensils (by hand, in molds, or with a potter's wheel), sometimes decorated, and fired.
  13. The oldest pottery found to date (June 2009) has been dated in Yuchanyan in China's Hunan Province from 18,300-17,500 years ago. Previously pottery dating from 17,000-16,000 years ago had been found in Japan. [15]
  14. The archaeological use of the term pottery is often distinguished from the term ceramics in that pottery refers to low-fired, unvitrified objects and/or cooking and storage vessels. However, for the purposes of this website, the terms pottery and ceramics are interchangable.
  15. A vessel created by firing clay until hardened. Vessels were used for storing food, cooking pots, drinking cups and plates. Pottery was likely introduced into Saskatchewan by peoples living in the woods to the east of the province.
  16. or Steingut — a rather imprecise term for a usually light-colored porous ceramic with a hardness dependent upon the temperature of the firing, from 960°C (1800°F) to 1300°C (2350°F); generally used to include all tan-colored ceramic materials.
  17. is both an ancient and modern technology, in that it uses materials and techniques that are thousands of years old but also takes advantage of more modern innovations in the fields of chemistry and electronics.
  18. Also referred to as Ceramics. This is one of the most commonly found categories of archaeological find, and thus classes as a Bulk Find. It is used widely for the dating of archaeological deposits. ...
  19. Objects, and especially vessels, which are made from fired clay.
  20. a soft, lightly fired, opaque earthenware, generally considered less expensive than porcelain, at least as regarding production cost.
  21. (ceramics) A loosely used term often referring to “earthenware” or any clay work that has been fired.
  22. Refers to all ceramic wares with the exclusion of porcelain.
  23. Drives or opinions you are being shaped by; something that you need to 'shape up'
  24. The pottery studio is on 2 levels in the barn with the upper level accessed up a steep narrow staircase so care must be taken and a certain amount of agility required at all times. When using the throwing/turning wheel it is sensible to have long hair tied back. ...
  25. ceramic ware made by potters. earthenware, stoneware, porcelain. Clay formed into shape, fired to induce reactions that produce permanent changes: increased strength, hardening, setting of shape.