Origin of porcelain
OTHER WORDS FROM porcelainpor·ce·la·ne·ous, por·cel·la·ne·ous [pawr-suh-ley-nee-uhs, pohr-], /ˌpɔr səˈleɪ ni əs, ˌpoʊr-/, adjective
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How to use porcelain in a sentence
The manual for your model warns against using commercial oven cleaners or metal scouring pads for fear of damaging the porcelain surfaces on the oven interior.How can I get the brown crud off my oven’s glass door?|Jeanne Huber|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
When I grew up, the big present my dad gave me was this porcelain figurine of some kid at plate, ready to hit a ball.How Beyoncé Helped Figure Skater Adam Rippon Make the Olympics|Nick Fouriezos|January 26, 2021|Ozy
Ceramic and porcelain retain and regulate heat particularly well without getting too hot or wavering between temperatures.The best hair dryer: Get a salon-worthy blowout at home|Carsen Joenk|January 22, 2021|Popular-Science
Beyond clothes, Cardin put his stamp on perfumes, makeup, porcelain, chocolates, a resort in the south of France and even the velvet-walled watering hole Maxim’s — where he could often be seen at lunch.Pierre Cardin, legendary fashion designer and licensing genius, dies at 98|Bernhard Warner|December 29, 2020|Fortune
Meyer, who shares her brother’s slight build, porcelain features and dark chestnut hair, lobbied Freddie Mac in person on behalf of Kushner Companies in February last year, a timeline of the deal obtained by ProPublica shows.The Kushners’ Freddie Mac Loan Wasn’t Just Massive. It Came With Unusually Good Terms, Too.|by Heather Vogell|October 1, 2020|ProPublica
The modest eating area has more than a dozen tables, each punctuated by a small porcelain vase with a plastic flower poking out.The Secret Soviet Power Bunker—in Latvia, a Hiding Place for the Elite|Brandon Presser|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She found out on her first day on the job in 1941, when confronted with two bodies laid out on gleaming white porcelain tables.Death Became Her: Molly Lefebure’s Wartime Years of Murder and Suicide|Tim Teeman|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Goldblum, himself looking prim with a porcelain saucer and teacup in hand, says he found this “wildly touching.”Jeff Goldblum Says Justin Bieber Should Play Him in ‘Jurassic Park’ Reboot|Melissa Leon|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the beautiful porcelain pendant that Agatha (Saoirse Ronan) wears.
So how the hell do you work with a Belle Époque, over-the-top, over-gilded house full of French porcelain and furniture?The Writer and the Potter: Edmund De Waal on his New York Debut|Iain Millar|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They use those with long, straight stems, and both their clay and porcelain pipes are of the finest form and finish.
Many of these like German pipes are made of porcelain, adorned with portraits (p. 149) and landscapes.
Then, too, they wanted to fasten the porcelain insulators just right and had to consult one of the books several times.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Some are on wood, some on porcelain, some on glass, some on dire deeds intent.
That rare and curious being called I is more fragile than any porcelain jar.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton