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por·ce·lain

(pōr'sĕ-lin),
A powder composed of a clay, silica, and a flux that, when mixed with water, forms a paste that is molded to form artificial teeth, inlays, jacket crowns, and dentures. When heated, the materials fuse to form a ceramic.

porcelain

[por′sə·lən]
a white, translucent, dense ceramic material produced by fusing under high temperature a mixture of feldspar, kaolin, quartz, whiting, and other substances. See dental porcelain.

por·ce·lain

(pōr'sĕ-lin)
A powder composed of clay, silica, and a flux that, when mixed with water, forms a paste that is molded to form artificial teeth, inlays, jacket crowns, and dentures. When heated, the materials fuse to form a ceramic.

por·ce·lain

(pōr'sĕ-lin)
Powder composed of clay, silica, and a flux that, when mixed with water, forms a paste that is molded to form artificial teeth, inlays, jacket crowns, and dentures. When heated, materials fuse to form a ceramic.

porcelain (pôr´səlin),

n a material formed by the fusion of feldspar, silica, and other minor ingredients. Most dental porcelains are glasses and are used in the manufacture of artificial teeth, facings, jackets, and occasionally denture bases and inlays.
porcelain, baked,
n See porcelain, dental.
porcelain, dental,
n (baked porcelain, fired porcelain), a fused mixture that is glasslike and more or less transparent. Classification of the type of porcelain employed in inlays and crowns is based on the fusion temperature of the porcelain: high fusing, 2350°F to 2500°F (1287.5°C to 1371°C); medium fusing, 2000°F to 2300°F (1093.5°C to 1260°C); and low fusing, 1600°F to 2000°F (871°C to 1093.5°C).
porcelain, fired,
n See porcelain, dental.
porcelain, synthetic,
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