The appearance of enclosed or broken macroscopic cavities in a body or in a glaze or other coating during firing.



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FREEZING DRIZZLE

Drizzle that falls in liquid form but freezes upon impact to form a coating of glaze upon the ground and exposed objects.

GLAZE

A coating of ice, generally clear and smooth but usually contain- ing some air pockets, formed on exposed objects by the freezing of a film of super cooled water deposited by rain, drizzle, fog, or possibly condensed from super cooled water vapor. Glaze is denser, harder and more transparent than either rime or hoarfrost Also called GLAZE ICE, GLAZED FROST VERGLAS.

DIP COATING

A coating applied to ceramic

GALVANIZING

The coating of metal with another by an electrolytic process; for example, electrolytically zinc-coat steel is called galvanized steel.

DROPOUT ERROR

Loss of a recorded bit or any other error occurring in recorded magnetic tape due to foreign particles on or in the magnetic coating or to defects in the backing.

FREEZING RAIN

Rain that falls in liquid form but freezes upon impact to form a coating of ice on the ground and exposed objects.

AIRFLOW ORIFICE

An opening through which air moves out of an enclosed space.

FIORD

An inlet or enclosed area of deep water formed from a flooded glacial valley.

SSS

Short Sea Shipping - means the movement of cargo by sea between ports situated in geographical Europe or between those ports situated in non-European countries having a coastline on the enclosed seas bordering Europe (Baltic, Mediterranean and Black). It is a successful mode of transport in Europe.

AIR THERMOMETER

A device that measures the temperature of an enclosed space by means of variations in the pressure or volume of air contained in a bulb placed in the space.

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