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Found 3 items, similar to China. English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: china keramik, tiongkok English → English (WordNet) Definition: China China n 1: a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world [syn: People's Republic of China , mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC] 2: high quality porcelain originally made only in China 3: a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the communists led by Mao Zedong [syn: Taiwan, Nationalist China , Republic of China] 4: dishware made of china [syn: chinaware] English → English (gcide) Definition: China Porcelain \Por"ce*lain\ (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig's back. Porcelain was called after this shell, either on account of its smoothness and whiteness, or because it was believed to be made from it. See Pork.] A fine translucent or semitransculent kind of earthenware, made first in China and Japan, but now also in Europe and America; -- called also China, or China ware. [1913 Webster] Porcelain, by being pure, is apt to break. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Ivory porcelain, porcelain with a surface like ivory, produced by depolishing. See Depolishing. Porcelain clay. See under Clay. Porcelain crab (Zo["o]l.), any crab of the genus Porcellana and allied genera (family Porcellanid[ae]). They have a smooth, polished carapace. Porcelain jasper. (Min.) See Porcelanite. Porcelain printing, the transferring of an impression of an engraving to porcelain. Porcelain shell (Zo["o]l.), a cowry. [1913 Webster] China \Chi"na\, n. 1. A country in Eastern Asia. [1913 Webster] 2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See Porcelain. [1913 Webster] China aster (Bot.), a well-known garden flower and plant. See Aster. China bean. See under Bean, 1. China clay See Kaolin. China grass, Same as Ramie. China ink. See India ink. China pink (Bot.), an anual or biennial species of Dianthus (Dianthus Chiensis) having variously colored single or double flowers; Indian pink. China root (Med.), the rootstock of a species of Smilax (Smilax China, from the East Indies; -- formerly much esteemed for the purposes that sarsaparilla is now used for. Also the galanga root (from Alpinia Gallanga and Alpinia officinarum). China rose. (Bot.) (a) A popular name for several free-blooming varieties of rose derived from the Rosa Indica, and perhaps other species. (b) A flowering hothouse plant (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis) of the Mallow family, common in the gardens of China and the east Indies. China shop, a shop or store for the sale of China ware or of crockery. Pride of China, China tree. (Bot.) See Azedarach. [1913 Webster]

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