porcelaneous
adjective see porcelain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Porcelaneous — Por ce*la ne*ous, Porcellaneous Por cel*la ne*ous, a. 1. Of or pertaining to porcelain; resembling porcelain; as, porcelaneous shells. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a smooth, compact shell without pores; said of certain Foraminifera. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • porcelaneous — adj. [It. porcellana, procelain] Resembling porcelain; an enameled like surface; a nacreous luster …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • porcelaneous — See porcelain. * * * …   Universalium

  • porcelaneous — por·ce·la·ne·ous (por″sə laґne əs) pertaining to or resembling porcelain …   Medical dictionary

  • porcelaneous — por·ce·la·neous …   English syllables

  • porcelaneous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Porcellaneous — Porcelaneous Por ce*la ne*ous, Porcellaneous Por cel*la ne*ous, a. 1. Of or pertaining to porcelain; resembling porcelain; as, porcelaneous shells. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a smooth, compact shell without pores; said of certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • porcelain — porcelaneous, porcellaneous /pawr seuh lay nee euhs, pohr /, adj. /pawr seuh lin, pohr ; pawrs lin, pohrs /, n. 1. a strong, vitreous, translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a low temperature, the glaze then fired at a very high… …   Universalium

  • Porcelanous — Por ce*la nous, Porcellanous Por cel*la nous, a. Porcelaneous. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Porcellanous — Porcelanous Por ce*la nous, Porcellanous Por cel*la nous, a. Porcelaneous. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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