Pronunciation

suh-RAM-ik, kuh-RAM-ik

Variations

porcelain

Definition

  • 1. A clay-like material that is hardened by firing at high temperatures.
    2. dental ceramics are finely ground porcelain powders, mixed with liquids into a workable state, then sculpted by the technician and fired in a furnace to a hard, glossy state.

Related terms

ceramics