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noun. ['ˈpɔrsələn'] ceramic ware made of a more or less translucent ceramic.
- ceramic ware
Rhymes with Porcelain
How do you pronounce porcelain?
Pronounce porcelain as ˈpɔrsələn.
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Sentences with porcelain
1. Noun, singular or mass
Bake a special meal in for your other half in a new casserole dish or porcelain nonstick skillet.
People often collect porcelain china to enjoy in their homes.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Stainless steel drip pans are popular choices but porcelain enamel finishes are available in a variety of colors.
4. Verb, base form
If you aren’t going to use a mold, chill a glass or porcelain bowl instead.
Quotes about porcelain
1. Words can never fully say what we want them to say, for they fumble, stammer, and break the best porcelain. The best one can hope for is to find along the way someone to share the path, content to walk in silence, for the heart communes best when it does not try to speak.
- Margaret Weis, Dragons of a Lost Star
2. It is after all so easy to shatter a story. To break a chain of thought. To ruin a fragment of a dream being carried around carefully like a piece of porcelain. To let it be, to travel with it, as Velutha did, is much the harder thing to do.
- Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things
3. I can see that the sadness has returned. And it's not a beautiful sadness- beautiful sadness is a myth. Sadness turns our features to clay, not porcelain.
- David Levithan, Every Day