HyperDic: kaolin

English > 1 sense of the word kaolin:
NOUNsubstancekaolin, china clay, china stone, kaoline, porcelain clay, terra albaa fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar)
kaolin > pronunciation
Soundskaw'lihn; key'owlihn
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > kaolin: 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, china stone, 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

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