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semiporcelain

[ sem-ee-pawr-suh-lin, -pohr-, -pawrs-lin, -pohrs-, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈpɔr sə lɪn, -ˈpoʊr-, -ˈpɔrs lɪn, -ˈpoʊrs-, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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noun
any of several vitrified ceramic wares lacking the translucency or hardness of true porcelain but otherwise similar to it.
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Origin of semiporcelain

First recorded in 1875–80; semi- + porcelain
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British Dictionary definitions for semiporcelain

semiporcelain
/ (ˌsɛmɪˈpɔːslɪn) /

noun
a durable porcellaneous stoneware; stone china
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