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English definition of “porcelain”


noun [U]  /ˈpɔr·sə·lɪn, ˈpoʊr-/  /ˈpɔrs·lɪn, ˈpɔrs-/ us    
a hard but delicate, shiny, white substance made by heating a special type of clay to a high temperature, used esp. to make cups, plates, and small, decorative objects: a porcelain figurine
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