Definition of Saggar

1. Noun. A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame. ¹



2. Noun. Fireclay used to make ceramic casings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saggar

1. to bake in a saggar (a protective clay casing) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saggar

sagelike
sagely
sagene
sagenes
sageness
sagenesses
sagenite
sagenites
sagenitic
sager
sages
sageship
sageships
sagest
sagey
saggar (current term)
saggar maker
saggar maker's bottom knocker
saggar maker's bottom knockers
saggard
saggards
saggared
saggaring
saggars
sagged
sagger
saggered
saggering
saggers
saggier

Literary usage of Saggar

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1. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1911)
"They run up to 20 per cent., the average life of a saggar being five burns. Mr. Mayer: The best system for keeping track of saggar breakage, I think, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1912)
"The tiles (wall tile biscuit) were placed on setters, six setters to a saggar, so that all the tile in a given saggar were alike ..."

3. Silica and the Silicates by James Aloysius Audley (1921)
"The drum is then withdrawn, and the inside of the saggar made good, after which the ... It may be added that in many factories the saggar- making department ..."

4. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1907)
"The ones on which the serial numbers 1 and 2 had been stamped were placed in a saggar to be drawn at Cone 010, those on which the serial numbers 3 and 4 ..."

5. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1907)
"The ones on which the serial numbers 1 and 2 had been stamped were placed in a saggar to be drawn at Cone 010, those on which the serial numbers 3 and 4 ..."

6. Paving Brick and Paving Brick Clays of Illinois by Charles Wesley Rolfe, Ross C. Purdy, Arthur Newell Talbot, Ira Osborn Baker (1908)
"The ones on which the serial numbers 1 and 2 had been stamped were placed in a saggar to be drawn at cone 010, those on which the serial numbers 3 and 4 ..."

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