Definition of blunge in English:


transitive verb

[with object]
  • Mix (clay or other materials) with water in a revolving apparatus, for use in ceramics.

    ‘china clays and ball clays are blunged separately’
    • ‘The clay slurry, during the blunging and conditioning operations may include from about 25 to 65% solids.’
    • ‘After the last piece of clay has been put into the blunger, the mix is blunged for two hours.’
    • ‘I break up the clay vessel and take the fragments and blunge them and put them back on the potter's wheel.’
    • ‘This body is blunged as a slip and dried up to plastic on cloth on the ground and aged for developing plasticity.’
    • ‘Crude clays are blunged, sieved and passed over rare earth magnets, then stored in constantly agitated farm tanks.’
    blend, mingle, combine, put together, stir, jumble, merge



/blənj/ /bləndʒ/


Early 19th century blend of blend and plunge.