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Partly kaolinized granite containing plagioclase feldspar, ground and mixed with kaolin to make porcelain.
- ‘To make porcelain (the finest kind of china) it is fused with china stone, or petuntse, at very high temperature.’
- ‘This was made from a mixture of Cornish china clay and china stone.’
- ‘China stone contains kaolin, quartz, mica, and fluorite.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.