kaolin definition

  • noun:
    • A fine clay used in ceramics and refractories and as a filler or layer for paper and textiles.
    • an excellent clay, high in kaolinite, used in ceramics, paper-making, etc.
    • a really pure white clay, normally in the shape of an impalpable powder, and familiar with form the paste of porcelain; China clay; porcelain clay. It really is mainly produced by the decomposition of typical feldspar.
    • an excellent selection of clay, resulting from the decomposition of feldspar.
    • a superb usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); found in ceramics so when an absorbent and also as a filler (age.g., in report)

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