an island of the Moluccas in Indonesia, W of New Guinea. 7191 sq. mi. (18,625 sq. km).
a variant spelling of Seram
cermet. noun another name for cermet
of or relating to products made from clay and similar materials, as pottery and brick, or to their manufacture: ceramic art. ceramic material. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun a hard brittle material made by firing clay and similar substances an object made from such a material adjective of, relating to, or made from a ceramic: […]
the branch of engineering concerned with the development and production of ceramics. noun the branch of engineering concerned with the development and production of ceramics for industrial use Examples In ceramic engineering, the products are always inorganic, nonmetallic solids.
- Ceramic hob
noun (on an electric cooker) a flat ceramic cooking surface having heating elements fitted on the underside, usually patterned to show the areas where heat is produced