kaoline


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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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Noun1.kaoline - a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar)kaoline - 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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The addition of hydrophilic clay such as MMT, kaoline, attapulgite, and vermiculite (VMT) can reduce production costs of SAPs and improve their hydrophilic properties [21-24].
5 (Krstic, 2009) and 50% turbidity from model turbid water with kaoline by dose of 2 mL/L at pH 9 (Sciban et al.
Distribution of dickite and narite stacking sequence in Kaoline (Abstract).