china stone

noun

Definition of china stone

: a partly decomposed granite (as Cornish stone) frequently used as a flux to produce vitrification and translucency or mixed with silica and lime to form a glaze in the manufacture of porcelain

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“China stone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/china%20stone. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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