Found 3 items, similar to china.
English → Indonesian
English → English
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
2: high quality porcelain originally made only in China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
(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
Porcelain, by being pure, is apt to break. --Dryden.
, porcelain with a surface like ivory,
produced by depolishing. See Depolishing
. See under Clay
(Zo["o]l.), any crab of the genus
and allied genera (family Porcellanid[ae]
They have a smooth, polished carapace.
. (Min.) See Porcelanite
, the transferring of an impression of an
engraving to porcelain.
(Zo["o]l.), a cowry.
1. A country in Eastern Asia.
2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for
porcelain. See Porcelain
(Bot.), a well-known garden flower and plant.
. See under Bean
, Same as Ramie
. See India ink
(Bot.), an anual or biennial species of
) having variously colored
single or double flowers; Indian pink.
(Med.), the rootstock of a species of Smilax
, from the East Indies; -- formerly much
esteemed for the purposes that sarsaparilla is now used
for. Also the galanga root (from Alpinia Gallanga
(a) A popular name for several free-blooming varieties of
rose derived from the Rosa Indica
, and perhaps other
(b) A flowering hothouse plant (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis
of the Mallow family, common in the gardens of China
and the east Indies.
, a shop or store for the sale of China ware or
Pride of China
, China tree
. (Bot.) See Azedarach