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porcelain

noun [U]      /ˈpɔr·sə·lɪn, ˈpoʊr-/  /ˈpɔrs·lɪn, ˈpɔrs-/
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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