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porcelain

noun [U] uk   /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. cups, plates, and decorations, etc. made of porcelain: He had a fine collection of Meissen porcelain.
Translations of “porcelain”
in Spanish (nombre) porcelana, (adjetivo)de porcelana…
in French (en) porcelaine…
in German das Porzellan, Porzellan-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 瓷, 瓷器…
in Russian фарфор…
in Turkish porselen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瓷, 瓷器…
in Polish porcelana…
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