Definition of 'porcelain'
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Those porcelain cups and saucers are just crying out to be enjoyed with dainty pastries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her dark curls framed her porcelain skin and full lips. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The bathroom suite is white against beige porcelain tiles. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They cut down teeth and go for a full sweep of white porcelain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Everyone coveted a fine porcelain cup and saucer. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)He got an interior designer to put white porcelain tiles in his bathroom. The Sun (2010)Inside he displayed a huge collection of Chinese porcelain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet they are porcelain dolls, with a refinement just too remote. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Times have changed and many of the world's most beautiful women have gorgeous porcelain skin. The Sun (2010)Thick blood stains stretch down a white porcelain unit, its plastic seat almost torn off. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She has porcelain skin, rosy lips and a tiny waist. The Sun (2013)The walls are white; unfinished porcelain cylinders are dotted around. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her face was ghostly white, like porcelain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And there in the bathroom she prayed, her knuckles as white as the porcelain in the sink top. Christianity Today (2000)If you have a family, you can always put the bath onto planks of wood or porcelain floor tiles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Apply your chosen shade all over your eyelids and underneath your lower lash line to make your eyes stand out and give skin a porcelain finish. The Sun (2013)I had this big porcelain doll. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It beat the previous world record for Chinese porcelain of 20million. The Sun (2010)If you can't afford parquet wood flooring, fake it with porcelain tiles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Portobello range comes in white porcelain, with a matt glaze. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her porcelain skin is tightly pulled and obviously scarred, but she's beautiful. The Sun (2013)Portraits were hanging on the walls, and near the white porcelain stove stood two large Chinese vases with lions on the covers. Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)
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British English: porcelain NOUN
Porcelain is a hard, shiny substance made by heating clay. It is used to make delicate cups, plates, and ornaments.
There were flowers everywhere in tall white porcelain vases.
Definition of porcelain from the Collins English Dictionary
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