Definition of Crazing

1. p. pr. & vb. n. Fine cracks resulting from shrinkage on the surface of glazed pottery, concrete, or other material. The admired crackle in some Oriental potteries and porcelains is crazing produced in a foreseen and regulated way. In common pottery it is often the result of exposure to undue heat, and the beginning of disintegration.



Definition of Crazing

1. Verb. (present participle of craze) ¹

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Definition of Crazing

1. craze [v] - See also: craze

Medical Definition of Crazing

1. In dentistry, the appearance of minute cracks on the surface of plastic restorations such as filling materials, denture teeth, or denture bases. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Crazing

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1. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1916)
"crazing TEST FOR WALL TILES BY FORREST K. PENCE The problem of glaze fit is always a vital one to those who engage in the manufacture of glazed ceramic ..."

2. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1906)
"HAIR CRACKS, crazing OR MAP CRACKS ON CONCRETE SURFACES. BY ALBERT MOYER. As an introduction to the subject to be discussed I do not think it would be amiss ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1909)
"DELAYED crazing AND SHIVERING. WHY GLAZES CRAZE AND SHIVER AFTER REMAINING INTACT ... BY EDWARD C. STOVER, Trenton, XJ crazing is usually attributed to the ..."

4. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Charles D. Demond (1905)
"This is called "crazing," and is caused by the glaze contracting too much in cooling; the scaling off of glaze and attached body from high points of the ..."

5. Popular Hand Book for Cement and Concrete Users: A Comprehensive and Popular by Myron Henry Lewis, Albert Hotchkiss Chandler (1911)
"Prevention of Cracking and crazing. CONCRETE is a plastic material which can be moulded and modelled at will, and as such the temptation is strong to cast ..."

6. Concrete Stone Manufacture by Harvey Whipple (1915)
"Mr. Warner says:* Surface cracks or crazing in concrete are matters v hich ... I believe that crazing, while it can never be absolutely eradicated as long ..."

7. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1916)
"crazing TEST FOR WALL TILES BY FORREST K. PENCE The problem of glaze fit is always a vital one to those who engage in the manufacture of glazed ceramic ..."

8. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1906)
"HAIR CRACKS, crazing OR MAP CRACKS ON CONCRETE SURFACES. BY ALBERT MOYER. As an introduction to the subject to be discussed I do not think it would be amiss ..."

9. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1909)
"DELAYED crazing AND SHIVERING. WHY GLAZES CRAZE AND SHIVER AFTER REMAINING INTACT ... BY EDWARD C. STOVER, Trenton, XJ crazing is usually attributed to the ..."

10. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Charles D. Demond (1905)
"This is called "crazing," and is caused by the glaze contracting too much in cooling; the scaling off of glaze and attached body from high points of the ..."

11. Popular Hand Book for Cement and Concrete Users: A Comprehensive and Popular by Myron Henry Lewis, Albert Hotchkiss Chandler (1911)
"Prevention of Cracking and crazing. CONCRETE is a plastic material which can be moulded and modelled at will, and as such the temptation is strong to cast ..."

12. Concrete Stone Manufacture by Harvey Whipple (1915)
"Mr. Warner says:* Surface cracks or crazing in concrete are matters v hich ... I believe that crazing, while it can never be absolutely eradicated as long ..."

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