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noun as in earthenware

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noun as in ceramic

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The manual for your model warns against using commercial oven cleaners or metal scouring pads for fear of damaging the porcelain surfaces on the oven interior.

When I grew up, the big present my dad gave me was this porcelain figurine of some kid at plate, ready to hit a ball.

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Ceramic and porcelain retain and regulate heat particularly well without getting too hot or wavering between temperatures.

Beyond clothes, Cardin put his stamp on perfumes, makeup, porcelain, chocolates, a resort in the south of France and even the velvet-walled watering hole Maxim’s — where he could often be seen at lunch.

From Fortune

Meyer, who shares her brother’s slight build, porcelain features and dark chestnut hair, lobbied Freddie Mac in person on behalf of Kushner Companies in February last year, a timeline of the deal obtained by ProPublica shows.

The modest eating area has more than a dozen tables, each punctuated by a small porcelain vase with a plastic flower poking out.

She found out on her first day on the job in 1941, when confronted with two bodies laid out on gleaming white porcelain tables.

Goldblum, himself looking prim with a porcelain saucer and teacup in hand, says he found this “wildly touching.”

But the beautiful porcelain pendant that Agatha (Saoirse Ronan) wears.

So how the hell do you work with a Belle Époque, over-the-top, over-gilded house full of French porcelain and furniture?

They use those with long, straight stems, and both their clay and porcelain pipes are of the finest form and finish.

Many of these like German pipes are made of porcelain, adorned with portraits (p. 149) and landscapes.

Then, too, they wanted to fasten the porcelain insulators just right and had to consult one of the books several times.

Some are on wood, some on porcelain, some on glass, some on dire deeds intent.

That rare and curious being called I is more fragile than any porcelain jar.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to porcelain, such as: ceramic, ceramics, enamel, china, enamelware, and pottery.

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