china+ware

  • 1 China ware — China ware, chinaware chinaware . dishes made of china; porcelain; so called in the 17th century because brought from the far East, and differing from the pottery made in Europe at that time; also, loosely, crockery in general. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2 China ware — Porcelain Por ce*lain (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig s back. Porcelain was… …

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  • 3 china ware — tableware made of porcelain …

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  • 4 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}. See… …

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  • 5 China aster — 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}.… …

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  • 6 China bean — 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}.… …

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  • 7 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}.… …

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  • 8 China grass — 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}.… …

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  • 9 China ink — 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}.… …

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  • 10 China pink — 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}.… …

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  • 11 China root — 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}.… …

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  • 12 China rose — 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}.… …

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  • 13 China shop — 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}.… …

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  • 14 China tree — 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}.… …

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  • 15 china — n. & adj. n. 1 a kind of fine white or translucent ceramic ware, porcelain, etc. 2 things made from ceramic, esp. household tableware. 3 rhymingsl. one s mate , i.e. husband or wife (short for china plate). adj. made of china. Phrases and idioms …

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  • 16 China — n. & adj. n. 1 a kind of fine white or translucent ceramic ware, porcelain, etc. 2 things made from ceramic, esp. household tableware. 3 rhymingsl. one s mate , i.e. husband or wife (short for china plate). adj. made of china. Phrases and idioms …

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  • 17 China — Porcelain Por ce*lain (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig s back. Porcelain was… …

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  • 18 China: Die Ära Mao —   Am 1. Oktober 1949 rief Mao Zedong die Volksrepublik China aus und trat als Vorsitzender des Zentralrats der Volksregierung an die Spitze des Staats. Die Führer der neuen Republik standen vor ungeheuren Problemen. Die von der Kommunistischen… …

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  • 19 China von 221 v. Chr. bis 220 n. Chr. — China von 221 v. Chr. bis 220 n. Chr.   Qin Shi Huangdi, der Erste Erhabene Göttliche, der 221 v. Chr. den Kaiserthron bestieg und damit das chinesische Kaiserreich begründete, ist keineswegs eine Lichtgestalt, eine Heldenfigur der chinesischen… …

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  • 20 China \(589 bis 1644\): Trennung und Fremdherrschaft —   Die Reichseinigung unter der Suidynastie (581 618)   Mit Gründung der Suidynastie endete die Jahrhunderte währende Zersplitterung Chinas. Dies war vor allem dem politischen und militärischen Geschick von Yang Jian, als Kaiser Wendi, zu danken.… …

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