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Meaning of "china stone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINA STONE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINA STONE

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China stone is a noun.
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WHAT DOES CHINA STONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

China stone

China stone is a medium grained, feldspar-rich partially decomposed granite characterized by the absence of iron-bearing minerals. Its mineral content includes quartz, feldspar and mica; accessory minerals include kaolinite and fluorspar. It is found in one area of Cornwall in the United Kingdom and is the UK’s only indigenous source of feldspathic material currently being commercially extracted. Production levels in the four years up to 2003 averaged 2,800 tonnes per year. Other names include Cornish or Cornwall stone. It is sometimes confused with petuntse, which although somewhat similar, is a different rock.

Definition of china stone in the English dictionary

The definition of china stone in the dictionary is a type of kaolinized granitic rock containing unaltered plagioclase. Other definition of china stone is any of certain limestones having a very fine grain and smooth texture.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINA STONE

china
China aster
china bark
china cabinet
china clay
China ink
china root
China rose
China Sea
China tea
China tree
chinaberries
chinaberry
chinachina
Chinagraph
Chinagraph pencil
Chinaman
Chinamen
chinampa

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINA STONE

Blackstone
cornerstone
firestone
gemstone
Gladstone
hearthstone
histone
keystone
kill two birds with one stone
limestone
Livingstone
Maidstone
milestone
rhinestone
rolling stone
sandstone
stepping stone
stone
tombstone
tone
Yellowstone

Synonyms and antonyms of china stone in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «china stone» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINA STONE

Find out the translation of china stone to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of china stone from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «china stone» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

中国石
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

piedra china
570 millions of speakers

English

china stone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चीन पत्थर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحجر الصين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Китай камень
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

china pedra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চীন পাথর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pierre porcelaine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Batu china
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

China Stein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

陶石
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중국 돌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Watu china
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đá Trung Quốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீனா கல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चीन स्टोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çin taşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pietra cina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Chiny Stone
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Китай камінь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

piatră china
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κίνα πέτρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

China klip
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kina sten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kina stein
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINA STONE»

The term «china stone» is normally little used and occupies the 126.097 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINA STONE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about china stone

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINA STONE»

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Catalogue of specimens in the Museum of Practical Geology: ...
materially in different varieties of china-stone, but the felspar always retains more or less of its alkaline silicate, which thus renders the rock fusible. It is generally assumed that china-stone represents the disintegrated granitic rock which, in a ...
Museum of Practical Geology (Great Britain), 1871
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The Neolithic of Southeast China: Cultural Transformation ...
Cultural Transformation and Regional Interaction on the Coast Tianlong Jiao. within Polynesia, and their resemblance to the Chinese stepped adzes was possibly just a coincidental convergence (Emory, 1968; Green, 1971, 1974). However ...
Tianlong Jiao, 2007
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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and ...
Low-iron porcelain stones SiO,2 AlaO, Ti02 Fe20;, CaO MgO K20 Na20 MnO Total Ta-yao china stone 76.2 19.1 o-3 '•75 0.01 0.2 2-3 0.2 0.02 100. 1 (natural) Ta-vao china stone 73-6 20.7 -.-. [.9 0.4 o-5 2S °-5 0.03 1 00. 1 (refined) Yiian-ti i!
Rose Kerr, Joseph Needham, Nigel Wood, 2004
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Index and introductory. Raw materials. Machinery.-v.2. ...
[The china-clay and china-stone used in the manufacture of the finer kinds of porcelain are chiefly obtained from decomposed granite; the felspar of the granite , under certain circumstances, yielding to the action of the weather, and parting with ...
Robert Ellis (F.L.S.), 1851
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Journal
The China-stone increases the strength and sonorosity of the article, while the ground flint gives whiteness and density to the base of plastic clay : earths are by themselves infusible, but on the addition of silex or silica, another name for quartz , ...
Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, 1853
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Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, ...
The China-stone increases the strength and sonorosity of the article, while the ground fliat gives whiteness and density to the base of plastic clay : earths are by themselves infusible, but on the addition of silux or silica, another name for quartz , ...
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Leadless decorative tiles, faience, and mosaic
When burned in a potter's kiln at a high temperature, properly selected and properly trimmed, Jersey china-stone becomes white, translucent, and vitrescent, according to the heat to which it has been subjected ; often more translucent than  ...
W.J. Furnival
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Official Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of ...
Stoneware clay, used for stoneware and drain-pipes. Pipe and alum clay. 103 West or England China Stone & Clay Co. St. Austell, Cornwall.— China stone and china clay. 104 Tkuscott, C. St. Austell, Cornwall. — China stone and china clay, ...
Cambridge University Press, Anonymous, 2011
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The Journal of the Society of arts, and of the institutions ...
The China-stone increases the strength and sonorosity of the article, while the ground flint gives whiteness and density to the base of plastic clay : earths are by themselves infusible, but on the addition of silcx or silica, another name for quartz , ...
Royal society of arts, 1853
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Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue
[The china-clay and china-stone used in the manufacture of the finer kinds of porcelain are chiefly obtained from decomposed granite ; the felspar of the granite, under certain circumstances, yielding to the action of the weather, and parting ...
Robert Ellis (F.L.S.), Great Britain. Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, 1851

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINA STONE»

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Research and Markets: Global and Chinese Stone Paint Industry …
The report provides an in-depth insight of 2010-2015 global and China Stone Paint industry covering all important parameters. Key Topics ... «Business Wire, Apr 15»
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Politics Live: March 16, 2015
And plans for a Galilee Basin coal-fired power station of 900-megawatt (MW), and the China Stone Coal Project, a large-scale, greenfield coal ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 15»
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Omani companies get strong response in China stone fair
Muscat: In an effort to capitalise on the global construction boom, Ithraa has taken a group of six Omani marble and stone producers to exhibit ... «Times of Oman, Mar 15»
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Warren Ebert's Sentinel Property Group pays $33 million for two …
... $16.2 billion Carmichael coal project, which will be the biggest coal mine in Australia, as well as the $6 billion China Stone coal project.”. «Courier Mail, Dec 14»
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Lots of life left in mining sector
The latest mammoth project - the $6 billion China Stone thermal coal mine in the Galilee Basin west of Mackay - is expected to export 38 million ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Oct 14»
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Granite's other form – china clay – led to Cornwall's biggest industry
It was William Cookworthy (1705-1780), a Plymouth apothecary born in Kingsbridge, Devon, who, using china clay and china stone from ... «Cornishman, Oct 14»
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China Stone coal mine (and 5000 jobs) further delayed
THE proposed China Stone thermal coal mine project in the Galilee Basin that has been simmering in the background of other more ... «Mackay Daily Mercury, Oct 14»
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BHP and Rio Tinto both to ramp up iron ore production amid major …
China Stone is planned for the Bowen Basin and the project is by Chinese company Meijin, under the auspices of local subsidiary Macmines ... «ABC Online, Oct 14»
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Macmines pushes China Stone mine in Galilee Basin despite price fall
THE $6 billion China Stone thermal coal project slated for Queensland is pushing on, despite sliding prices and other mine closures, with the ... «The Australian, Oct 14»
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Dog walkers asked to act as deterrent to vandals at historic Cornish …
The mills were used to grind lump stone from the quarries to extract china stone which, when mixed with china clay, creates fine porcelain ... «Western Morning News, Sep 14»

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