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porcelainnoun [U]

uk   /ˈpɔː.səl.ɪn/  us   /ˈpɔːr.səl.ɪn/
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.
(Definition of porcelain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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porcelainnoun [U]

 us     /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
(Definition of porcelain from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “porcelain”
in Vietnamese đồ sứ…
in Spanish porcelana, (nombre) porcelana, (adjetivo)de porcelana…
in Malaysian porselin…
in Thai เครื่องเคลือบ…
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 Indonesian porselen…
in Polish porcelana…
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