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  • kaolinic — |kāə|linik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary kaolin + ic : of, relating to, or resembling kaolin …   Useful 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

  • Сухарная глина —         (a. kaolinic clay; н. Kaolinton; ф. flint clay; и. arcilla empedernada) камнеподобная, не размокающая в воде, непластичная глина существенно каолинитового состава, иногда c примесью гидрослюды. Цвет белый, серый, иногда co слабо розовым и …   Геологическая энциклопедия

  • ball clay — Ceram. a fine dark kaolinic clay that turns white or nearly white when fired, used in the manufacture of a wide variety of ceramic wares in combination with other clays for its exceptional bonding properties and plasticity. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds — (DLC)[1] are by products of various industrial processes, and are commonly regarded as highly toxic compounds that are environmental pollutants and persistent organic pollutants (POPs).[2] They include:[1][3] Polychlorinated dibenzo p dioxins… …   Wikipedia

  • kaolin — n. a fine soft white clay produced by the decomposition of other clays or feldspar, used esp. for making porcelain and in medicines. Also called china clay. Derivatives: kaolinic adj. kaolinize v.tr. (also ise). Etymology: F f. Chin. gaoling the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ball clay — noun Etymology: from its formation into balls for transport from the mines : a very plastic high firing clay that fires white to light buff and is used especially to give plasticity to clayware bodies containing short clays * * * Ceram. a fine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • protoporcelain — ¦prōd.(ˌ)ōˌ noun Etymology: prot + porcelain; probably translation of German urporzellan : a porcelaneous ware lacking some of the qualities of a true porcelain ; specifically : a hard fired gray kaolinic Chinese stoneware known since the Han… …   Useful english dictionary

  • GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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