china stone


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china stone

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1. (Geological Science) a type of kaolinized granitic rock containing unaltered plagioclase
2. (Geological Science) any of certain limestones having a very fine grain and smooth texture
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Noun1.china stone - a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar)china stone - 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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Head of China Stone Association, for his part, welcomed expansion of ties between the two countriesEiAe private sectors.
It has many names: English Stone, English Cornwall Stone, Cornish Stone, DF Stone, China Stone and Carolina Stone.
Jailing him, Judge Stephen Hopkins QC pointed out that police found a "china stone" - a hard object often used to smash the windows of parked cars - in his pocket when he was arrested.
The component parts of soft paste porcelain include a mixture of white clay and ingredients such as ground bones, flint, glass, soapstone and china stone.
Liu organized the Conference, which was co-sponsored by the China Stone Collector Association (an Organization of the Land & Resources Ministry, PRC).

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