Part of speech: noun

A translucent kind of pottery; chinaware.

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Usage examples "porcelain":

  1. The yellow wrappings for covering the pretty things of gold and silver, bronze and wood, and the rice chaff, for the packing of the porcelain, were all at hand. - "Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks", William Elliot Griffis.
  2. Broken glasses, porcelain, and bits of china glittered beside pots of clay, mahogany, and pine. - "Iermola", Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi.
  3. Inside this ring of illumination points of fire sparkled from silver and porcelain, and two bars of burning crimson tracked across the cloth in reflection from tall glasses filled with wine. - "The Damnation of Theron Ware", Harold Frederic.