Definition of ceramic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//səˈræmɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//səˈræmɪk//
    Artwork and techniques, Crafts and skills
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  1. 1[countable, usually plural] a pot or other object made of clay that has been made permanently hard by heat an exhibition of ceramics by Picasso See related entries: Artwork and techniques
  2. 2ceramics [uncountable] the art of making and decorating ceramics See related entries: Crafts and skills
  3. Word Originearly 19th cent.: from Greek keramikos, from keramos ‘pottery’.

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