kaolin or kaoline

ka|o|lin or ka|o|line [ `keıəlın ] noun uncount
a white clay used for preparing some medicines and for making PORCELAIN (=a hard white substance used for making plates, cups, etc.)

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Kaolin — Kaolin, auch als Porzellanerde, Porzellanton, weiße Tonerde, Aluminiumsilikat oder in der Apotheke als Bolus Alba oder Pfeifenerde bezeichnet, ist ein feines, eisenfreies, weißes Gestein, das als Hauptbestandteil Kaolinit, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kaoline — Kaolin Ka o*lin, Kaoline Ka o*line, n. [Chin. kao ling.] (Min.) A very pure white clay, ordinarily in the form of an impalpable powder, and used to form the paste of porcelain; China clay; porcelain clay. It is chiefly derived from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kaoline — kaolin UK / US or kaoline UK [ˈkeɪəlɪn] / US noun [uncountable] a white clay used for preparing some medicines and for making porcelain (= a hard white substance used for making plates, cups etc) …   English dictionary

  • Kaolin — Ka o*lin, Kaoline Ka o*line, n. [Chin. kao ling.] (Min.) A very pure white clay, ordinarily in the form of an impalpable powder, and used to form the paste of porcelain; China clay; porcelain clay. It is chiefly derived from the decomposition of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kaolin — UK / US or kaoline UK [ˈkeɪəlɪn] / US noun [uncountable] a white clay used for preparing some medicines and for making porcelain (= a hard white substance used for making plates, cups etc) …   English dictionary

  • kaolin — kaolinic, adj. /kay euh lin/, n. a fine white clay used in the manufacture of porcelain. Also, kaoline. [1720 30; < F < Chin (Wade Giles) Kao1ling3, (pinyin) Gaoling mountain in Jiangxi province that yielded the first kaolin sent to Europe (gao… …   Universalium

  • kaoline — noun a 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) • Syn: ↑china clay, ↑china stone, ↑kaolin, ↑porcelain clay, ↑terra alba • Members… …   Useful english dictionary

  • kaoline — kaolinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nuosėdinė uoliena, susidedanti iš kaolinito, kvarco, feldšpatų, žėručio, pirito bei kitų priemaišų. atitikmenys: angl. China clay; kaolin; kaoline; porcelain clay; white clay rus. каолин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • kaolin — kaolinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nuosėdinė uoliena, susidedanti iš kaolinito, kvarco, feldšpatų, žėručio, pirito bei kitų priemaišų. atitikmenys: angl. China clay; kaolin; kaoline; porcelain clay; white clay rus. каолин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Aluminiumsilikat — Kaolin, auch als Porzellanerde, Porzellanton, Aluminiumsilikat oder in der Apotheke als Bolus Alba oder Pfeifenerde bezeichnet, ist ein feines, eisenfreies, weißes Gestein, das als Hauptbestandteil Kaolinit, ein Verwitterungsprodukt des Feldspats …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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