Ceramic vs Straightener - What's the difference?

ceramic | straightener |


As nouns the difference between ceramic and straightener

is that ceramic is (uncountable) a hard brittle material that is produced through burning of nonmetallic minerals at high temperatures while straightener is a pair of metal tongs with heated ceramic plates used for straightening hair.

As a adjective ceramic

is made of material produced by the high temperature firing of inorganic, nonmetallic rocks and minerals.

ceramic

Adjective

(-)
  • made of material produced by the high temperature firing of inorganic, nonmetallic rocks and minerals.
  • A ceramic vase stood on the table.

    Derived terms

    * vitroceramic

    Noun

  • (uncountable) A hard brittle material that is produced through burning of nonmetallic minerals at high temperatures
  • Joan made the dish of ceramic .
  • (countable) An object made of this material
  • Joe had dozens of ceramics in his apartment.

    See also

    * kaolin, kaoline

    References

    * Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.[http://www.studiopotter.org/articles/?art=art0001]

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    straightener

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pair of metal tongs with heated ceramic plates used for straightening hair.
  • Anyone or anything which straightens.