semiporcelain

noun
semi·​por·​ce·​lain | \ ˌse-mē-ˈpȯr-s(ə-)lən How to pronounce semiporcelain (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semiporcelain

: any of several ceramic wares resembling or imitative of porcelain especially : a relatively hard-glazed white earthenware widely used for tableware

Examples of semiporcelain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rose decorations on the piece are transfer-printed and the pottery body appears to be some type of white semiporcelain. Helaine Fendelman And Joe Rosson, Star Tribune, 6 July 2021

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First Known Use of semiporcelain

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Semiporcelain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semiporcelain. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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