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  • v. Present participle of depolish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of removing the vitreous glaze from porcelain, leaving the dull luster of the surface of ivory porcelain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of removing polish or glaze; specifically, in ceramics, a process whereby the glaze on ware is removed. Ware with the resulting dull surface is called ivory porcelain. It corresponds to the deglazing of glass.


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  • We can, however, go far beyond the mere depolishing of glass; indeed I have already said that quartz-sand can wear a hole through corundum.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2


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