bone china


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bone china

n.
Porcelain made of clay mixed with bone ash.

bone china

n
(Ceramics) porcelain containing bone ash

bone′ chi′na


n.
a fine, naturally white china made with bone ash.

bone china

Porcelain containing bone ash made in twentiethcentury UK, for high-qu ality tableware.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bone china - fine porcelain that contains bone ash
china - high quality porcelain originally made only in China
Translations
خَزَفٌ عَظْمي
kostní porcelán
benporcelæn
kínai porcelán
postulín
kostný porcelán
ince porselen

bone china

bone china

nporcellana fine

bone

(bəun) noun
1. the hard substance forming the skeleton of man, animals etc. Bone decays far more slowly than flesh.
2. a piece of this substance. She broke two of the bones in her foot.
verb
to take the bones out of (fish etc).
ˈbony adjective
1. like bone. a bony substance.
2. full of bones. This fish is very bony.
3. thin. bony fingers.
bone china
china in whose manufacture the ashes of burnt bones are used.
bone idle
very lazy. He could find a job but he's bone idle.
a bone of contention
a cause of argument or quarrelling. Ownership of the boat was a bone of contention between the two men for many years.
have a bone to pick with (someone)
to have something to argue about with (a person).
to the bone
1. thoroughly and completely. I was chilled to the bone.
2. to the minimum. I've cut my expenses to the bone.
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