Definition of pyroceram in English:

pyroceram

noun

  • A strong heat-resistant glass which has been heat-treated so that it consists entirely of microscopic crystalline domains. [A trademark in the United States.]

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in New Scientist. From pyro- + -ceram. Originally a trade name.

Pronunciation

pyroceram

/ˈpʌɪrə(ʊ)sɛrəm//ˈpʌɪrə(ʊ)sɛram/