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ka·o·lin

also ka·o·line  (kā′ə-lĭn)
n.
A fine clay used in ceramics and refractories, as a filler or coating for paper and textiles, as an additive in food and toothpaste, and as an antidiarrheal drug.

[French, from Mandarin Gāolíng, a mountain of Jiangxi province.]
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kaolin

(ˈkeɪəlɪn) or

kaoline

n
(Minerals) a fine white clay used for the manufacture of hard-paste porcelain and bone china and in medicine as a poultice and gastrointestinal absorbent. Also called: china clay
[C18: from French, from Chinese Kaoling Chinese mountain where supplies for Europe were first obtained, from kao high + ling hill]
ˌkaoˈlinic adj
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ka•o•lin

or ka•o•line

(ˈkeɪ ə lɪn)

n.
a fine white clay used in the manufacture of porcelain.
[1720–30; < French < Chinese Gāolǐng mountain in Jiangxi province]
ka`o•lin′ic, adj.
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ka·o·lin

(kā′ə-lĭn)
A soft, fine, whitish sedimentary rock made of clay minerals, especially kaolinite. Kaolin forms from the weathering of other rocks that are rich in aluminum.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kaolin - a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar)kaolin - 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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Translations

kaolin

[ˈkeɪəlɪn] Ncaolín m
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kaolin

nKaolin m or nt, → Porzellanerde f
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kaolin

[ˈke/ɛ7əlɪn] ncaolino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ka·o·lin

n. caolín, silicato de aluminio hidratado, agente de cualidades absorbentes de uso interno y externo.
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Burgess Pigment Company has expanded the distribution territory of JNS-Smith-Chem to include Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New York State (except Buffalo) for its Kaolin based pigments, effective January 1, 2019.
Founded in 1964, AMI is a global producer and distributor of specialty industrial minerals, including kaolin and gel quality attapulgite clay minerals.
Prof Dr Suhail Ahmed Soomro of MUET's chemical engineering department, in his presentation, dwelt upon the losses in extraction of kaolin [China clay] from the mines in Tharparkar due to lack of technologically-advanced methods.
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.
Lime, kaolin, Portland cement and bentonite can prevent ruminal acidosis, since these are alkalinizing agents, causing stability of pH in the rumen and increasing nutrient consumption (Pina et al., 2010) and digestibility.
Naturally occurring black cotton soil and commercially available kaolin clay were examined in this study.
Summary: The present work demonstrates the synthesis of Kaolin assisted Ag nanocomposite (Ag-KNC) by co-precipitation method.
Kaolin is a natural clay; it is an alteration product of feldspathic rocks whose main component is kaolinite [1].
The kaolin wastewater from the paint, rubber, paper filler, coating pigment, and chemical production industries contain large quantities of kaolin clay, which reduces water quality.