Petunse
Petunse Pe*tunse", Petuntse Pe*tuntse", Petuntze Pe*tuntze", n. [From Chinese.] Powdered fledspar, kaolin, or quartz, used in the manufacture of porcelain. [1913 Webster]

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  • PÉTUNSÉ — s. m. Mot emprunté des Chinois, qui appellent ainsi La pierre dont ils se servent pour faire la porcelaine …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • pétunsé — (pé tun sé) s. m. Nom d une variété du feldspath commun composé de silice et de chaux, dont on se sert en Chine pour faire la porcelaine. On écrit aussi pétunzé et pétuntzé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • petunse — pe·tun·se …   English syllables

  • petunse — noun see petuntse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petuntse — Petunse Pe*tunse , Petuntse Pe*tuntse , Petuntze Pe*tuntze , n. [From Chinese.] Powdered fledspar, kaolin, or quartz, used in the manufacture of porcelain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petuntze — Petunse Pe*tunse , Petuntse Pe*tuntse , Petuntze Pe*tuntze , n. [From Chinese.] Powdered fledspar, kaolin, or quartz, used in the manufacture of porcelain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petuntse — (from 白墩子 in pinyin: bai2 dun1 zi0), also spelled petunse, is a historic term for a wide range of micaceous or feldspathic rocks. However, all will have been subject to geological decomposition processes that result in a material which, after… …   Wikipedia

  • Hard-paste porcelain — url= http://www.vam.ac.uk/images/image/38634 popup.html title= Porcelain dish work=Ceramics accessdate= 2007 12 06] Victoria and Albert Museum, London] Hard paste porcelain is a hard ceramic that was originally made from a compound of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese ceramics — Ming covered red jar with dragon and sea design from the Jiajing reign Chinese ceramic ware shows a continuous development since the pre dynastic periods, and is one of the most significant forms of Chinese art. China is richly endowed with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Porcelana de Meissen — Un servicio de mesa completo de cerámica de Meissen. La Porcelana de Meissen (en alemán Meißner Porzellan) es …   Wikipedia Español

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