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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.

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.
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Other transported allochthonous species, found mainly as dead tests (such as porcellaneous Quinqueloculina lata and Massilina secans), tend to be more common in the lower reaches of the estuary.
Longquan potters began making these porcellaneous celadons in the 12th century, continuing a highly-prized greenware tradition, known as Yue ware, that had been made in the north of Zhejiang for centuries.
One of the many highlights of the thirty-five-strong display is an unusual porcellaneous stoneware pillow in the shape of a reclining boy shaded by a lotus leaf.