china clay


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china clay

n
1. (Minerals) another name for kaolin
2. (Pharmacology) another name for kaolin
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Noun1.china clay - a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar)china clay - 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)
Kaopectate - trade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient
art paper - a high-quality paper (usually having a filler of china clay)
clay - a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
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Stafford owes much of its wealth to the large deposits of the rare china clay found in it from time to time.
Now, the clay is easily penetrable, and the original hole probably pierced a bed of china clay. When once the way was made it would become a sort of highway for the Worm.
"While china clay can be used for similar purposes to soft sand, there are no china clay quarries locally as they are in other parts of the country.
HYDERABAD -- Pleading for scienAtiAAfic utilisation of mineral resourAces for sustainable environAment and econoAmic development of the country, expAerts also called for extracting and cleaAnAing kaolin (china clay) scientifically.
Swat's mineral wealth is mainly in china clay, marble and emerald which are exported to international markets but this resource needs proper attention and exploitation, The Value addition is almost nil, whereas, gems cutting and polishing can be a great means of earning huge foreign exchange, he said.
Some of the other photos featured include China Clay in Cornwall, the Channel Tunnel and Ullswater in Cumbria.
Formulated with Bamboo Charcoal and White China Clay, this gray mask is your trustworthy companion for a deep (face) cleanse.
It's not a slag heap, it's a sand burrow from the mining of China clay which is part of our history.
Adawis have been the manufacturers of mousetraps, silver plates, honey and dates containers, and water storage pots, as well as 40-year-old lookalikes of china clay bowls made from clay, along with ordinary kitchen utensils and lamps.
A Cement B China clay C Glass D Plaster QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: Which Biblical character was found floating in a basket made of rushes?
ANSWERS: 1 Tobogganing; 2 China clay; 3 New Zealand; 4 Kirk Douglas; 5 The Solway Firth; 6 Hebrew; 7 Matthew; 8 Ralph Fiennes; 9 From the sound of its call; 10 Northumberland.

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