HyperDic: china_stone

English > 1 sense of the expression china stone:
NOUNsubstancechina stone, china clay, kaolin, kaoline, porcelain clay, terra albaa fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar)
English > china stone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA 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).
Synonymschina clay, kaolin, kaoline, porcelain clay, terra alba
Category ofart paperA high-quality paper (usually having a filler of china clay)
BroaderclayA very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
Substance ofKaopectatetrade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient
Spanishcaolín
Catalancaolí

©2001-23 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict