Definition of Porcelainized

1. a. Baked like potter's lay; -- applied to clay shales that have been converted by heat into a substance resembling porcelain.



Definition of Porcelainized

1. Verb. (past of porcelainize) ¹

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Definition of Porcelainized

1. porcelainize [v] - See also: porcelainize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porcelainized

porage
porages
poraille
poral
porantherine
poration
porbeagle
porbeagles
porc
porcelain
porcelain bus
porcelain buses
porcelain clay
porcelain god
porcelainize
porcelainized (current term)
porcelainizes
porcelainizing
porcelainlike
porcelains
porcelainware
porcelainwares
porcelaneous
porcelanite
porcelanites
porcellaneous
porch
porch monkey
porch monkeys
porches

Literary usage of Porcelainized

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1. Geology by Alexander Henry Green (1882)
"... consisting mainly of very hard porcelainized Clay-slate ; the belt however immediately in contact with the ore has been often corroded and softened, ..."

2. Journal by Liverpool Geological Association (1882)
"... the other consisting of altered slate or porcelainized rock. They are of enormous extent and are usually marked by depressions in the surface of the ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1904)
"The flakes are remarkable for their freshness ; wherever else found the majority of them are porcelainized or weathered. ..."

4. Geology and Mineral Resources of New Brunswick by Geological Survey of Canada, Robert Wheelock Ells (1907)
"In the latter case the rocks in contact have frequently a baked or porcelainized aspect, as though exposed to a quicker but not so prolonged a heat. ..."

5. A History of New Brunswick Geology by Robert Wheelock Ells (1887)
"In the latter case, the rocks, in contact have frequently a baked or porcelainized aspect, as though exposed to a quicker but not so prolonged a heat. ..."

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