china clay

china clay
noun Date: 1840 kaolin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • China clay — China Chi na, n. 1. A country in Eastern Asia. [1913 Webster] 2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See {Porcelain}. [1913 Webster] {China aster} (Bot.), a well known garden flower and plant. See {Aster}. {China bean}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • china clay — noun uncount a soft white clay used for making expensive cups, plates, etc: KAOLIN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • China-clay — China clay, s.v.w. Ton, s. Kaolin und Appretmittel …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • china clay — noun a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper) • Syn: ↑china stone, ↑kaolin, ↑kaoline, ↑porcelain clay, ↑terra alba • Members of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • China clay — kaolinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nuosėdinė uoliena, susidedanti iš kaolinito, kvarco, feldšpatų, žėručio, pirito bei kitų priemaišų. atitikmenys: angl. China clay; kaolin; kaoline; porcelain clay; white clay rus. каолин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • china clay — UK / US noun [uncountable] a soft white clay used for making expensive cups, plates etc …   English dictionary

  • china clay — /ˈtʃaɪnə kleɪ/ (say chuynuh klay) noun a natural form of hydrated aluminium silicate, used for making porcelain; kaolin; porcelain clay …   Australian English dictionary

  • china clay — kaolin. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • china clay — Смотри Каолин …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • china clay — kaolin (hydrous aluminum silicate) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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