A term used in ceramics for metallic oxide coloring agents. This includes oxides of iron (red, yellow or black), copper (black, red, blue or green), cobalt (blue), chromium (red, pink or brown), manganese (purple or brown), tin (white) and nickel (green, black or brown).
Synonyms and Related Terms
ceramic colors; colour oxides (Br.); oxydes colors (Fr.); xidos colorantes (Port.)