a compound of oxygen with nonorganic material: recently discovered to act as a high-temperature superconductor
- Ceramic pin grid array
hardware, processor (CPGA) A form of Pin Grid Array package used by Cyrix III processors. Compare PPGA and FC-PGA. [Other uses?] (2000-08-26)
(used with a singular verb) the art or technology of making objects of clay and similar materials treated by firing. (used with a plural verb) articles of earthenware, porcelain, etc. 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 […]
a person who makes ceramics. a technician in a dental laboratory who makes dentures from porcelain.
ceramidase cer·am·i·dase (sə-rām’ĭ-dās’, -dāz’) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of ceramides into sphingosine and fatty acids.