kaolin

noun ka·o·lin \ ˈkā-ə-lən \
Updated on: 21 Feb 2018

Definition of kaolin

: a fine usually white clay that is used in ceramics and refractories, as a filler or extender, and in medicine especially as an adsorbent in the treatment of diarrhea

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Origin and Etymology of kaolin

French kaolin, from Gaoling hill in China


KAOLIN Defined for Kids

kaolin

noun ka·o·lin \ ˈkā-ə-lən \

Definition of kaolin for Students

: a very pure white clay used in making porcelain

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kaolin

noun ka·olin \ ˈkā-ə-lən \

medical Definition of kaolin

: a fine usually white clay that is used in ceramics and refractories, as a filler or extender, and in medicine especially as an adsorbent in the treatment of diarrhea (as in food poisoning or dysentery)

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