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porcelain

noun [U]     /ˈpɔː.səl.ɪn/ US  /ˈpɔːr-/
a hard but delicate shiny white substance made by heating a special type of clay to a high temperature, used to make cups, plates, decorations, etc.: a porcelain dish The tea cups are (made of) porcelain.Ceramics and pottery cups, plates, and decorations, etc. made of porcelain: He had a fine collection of Meissen porcelain.Ceramics and pottery
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