greenbody

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From green (undried, raw) + body (physical object)

Noun[edit]

greenbody (plural greenbodies)

  1. (ceramics, nanotechnology) A ceramic precursor, usually mesostructured with dopants, which has been formed but not yet milled or fired.
    • 2004, James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu, Karol Putyera, Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology[1], ISBN 0824750489, page 1127:
      For metal dopants, the surfactant can be removed by calcining the greenbody, resulting in an anchored metal silicate.

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