hard-paste porcelain
noun Date: circa 1931 porcelain 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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accessdate= 2007 12 06] Victoria and Albert Museum, London] Hard paste porcelain is a hard ceramic that was originally made from a compound of the… …   Wikipedia

  • hard-paste porcelain — noun see hard paste 2 * * * hard paste porcelain «HAHRD PAYST», a translucent, glasslike porcelain requiring firing at a high temperature, made from kaolin and petuntse …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard paste — noun 1. : a ceramic body consisting of kaolin together with china stone or with feldspar and flint 2. or hard paste porcelain : true high fired porcelain made with a hard paste body compare soft paste * * * true porcelain, made with kaolin,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-paste — hardˈ paste adjective (of porcelain) made of china clay and altered granite • • • Main Entry: ↑hard * * * adj. denoting true porcelain made of fusible and infusible materials (usually kaolin and china stone) fired at a high temperature. Developed …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard paste — true porcelain, made with kaolin, feldspar, quartz, or petuntse. French, pâte dure. Cf. soft paste. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • hard-paste — adjective denoting true porcelain made of fusible and infusible materials (usually kaolin and china stone) fired at a high temperature …   English new terms dictionary

  • Soft-paste porcelain — url= http://www.vam.ac.uk/images/image/38638 popup.html title= Porcelain plate work=Ceramics accessdate= 2007 12 06] Victoria and Albert Museum, London] Soft paste porcelain is a type of a ceramic material, but it lacks a more specific,… …   Wikipedia

  • soft-paste porcelain — noun Date: 1854 a translucent ceramic ware fired at a low temperature that was produced in Europe during the 16th through 18th centuries in imitation of hard paste porcelain; also an article of soft paste porcelain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Porcelain — Fine China redirects here. For the band, see Fine China (band). This article is about the ceramic material. For other uses, see Porcelain (disambiguation). Chinese moon flask, 1723 35, Qing Dynasty …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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