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metal
/ˈmɛtəɫ/
noun
a usually solid and hard substance that heat and electricity can move through it, such as gold, iron, etc.
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copper
/ˈkɑpɝ/
noun
a metallic chemical element that has a red-brown color, primarily used as a conductor in wiring
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cast iron
/kˈæst ˈaɪɚn/
noun
an alloy of iron containing so much carbon that it is brittle and so cannot be wrought but must be shaped by casting
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stainless steel
/stˈeɪnləs stˈiːl/
noun
a corrosion-resistant alloy used in various industries for its durability and aesthetic qualities
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carbon steel
/kˈɑːɹbən stˈiːl/
noun
steel whose characteristics are determined by the amount of carbon it contains
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cladding
/klˈædɪŋ/
noun
a protective or decorative covering or layer that is applied to the exterior of a building or structure for various purposes
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coating
/ˈkoʊtɪŋ/
noun
a thin layer covering something
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enamel
/ɪˈnæməɫ/
noun
a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection
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enamelware
/ɪnˈæmɪlwˌɛɹ/
noun
cooking utensil of enameled iron
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seasoning
/ˈsizənɪŋ/
noun
the process of adding salt, herbs, spices, or other flavor-enhancing ingredients to food in order to enhance its taste and aroma
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non-stick
/nɑnˈstɪk/
adjective
having a special coating that prevents food from sticking to the surface, making it easier to cook and clean
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pottery
/ˈpɑtɝi/
noun
pots, dishes, etc. that are made of clay by hand and then baked in a kiln to be hardened
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ceramics
/sɝˈæmɪks/
noun
the process or art of making objects out of clay that are heated to become resistant
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glazed
/ˈɡɫeɪzd/
adjective
having a shiny surface or coating
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porcelain
/ˈpɔɹsəɫən/
noun
a hard, white, translucent ceramic material that is known for its strength, durability, and translucency
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glass
/ˈɡɫæs/
noun
a hard material that is often clear and is used for making windows, bottles, etc.
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glass-ceramic
/ɡlˈæssɪɹˈæmɪk/
noun
a type of material that is made from a combination of glass and ceramic components
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stone
/ˈstoʊn/
noun
building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
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silicone
/ˈsɪɫəˌkoʊn/
noun
any of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures; used in lubricants and adhesives and coatings and synthetic rubber and electrical insulation
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pyrex
/pˈaɪɹɛks/
noun
a borosilicate glass with a low coefficient of expansion; used for heat-resistant glassware in cooking and chemistry
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tin
/ˈtɪn/
noun
a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
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bone china
/bˈoʊn tʃˈaɪnə/
noun
a type of porcelain that is made from a mixture of bone ash, feldspar, kaolin, and other materials, and is known for its thin, translucent quality, high strength, and whiteness
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china
/ˈtʃaɪnə/
noun
a set of dishes, typically made of porcelain or ceramic, used for serving and eating food
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crockery
/ˈkɹɑkɝi/
noun
the objects such as dishes, plates, cups, etc.
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earthenware
/ˈɝθənˌwɛɹ/
noun
a type of pottery that is made from clay that is fired at relatively low temperatures, resulting in a porous, rustic, and often glazed ceramic material
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ovenproof
/ˈʌvənpɹˌuːf/
adjective
referring to a material or dish that is safe to use in an oven without being damaged or melted
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ovenware
/ˈʌvənwˌɛɹ/
noun
containers in which food can be cooked inside an oven
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silver
/ˈsɪɫvɝ/
noun
a shiny grayish-white metal of high value that heat and electricity can move through it and is used in jewelry making, tableware, coins, electronics, etc.
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silverware
/ˈsɪɫvɝˌwɛɹ/
noun
the objects such as dishes, forks, and knives that are coated with or made of silver or similar material, used for serving or eating food
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stoneware
/ˈstoʊnˌwɛɹ/
noun
a type of clay that is fired at high temperatures, resulting in a dense, durable, and non-porous ceramic material that is ideal for making functional objects
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aluminum
/əˈɫumənəm/
noun
a light silver-gray metal used primarily for making cooking equipment and aircraft parts
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