Porcelain in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Porcelain

(usually uncountable) A hard, white, translucent ceramic that is made by firing kaolin and other materials; china. | (usually countable) Anything manufactured from this material.

Short Example Sentences for Porcelain

  • 1. Do the same with porcelain kettles. 🔊
  • 2. This is the porcelain clay of human kind. 🔊
  • 3. This has a strong corrosive action on porcelain or glass. 🔊
  • 4. A porcelain or iron tube B, about 50 cm. 🔊
  • 5. Eggshell" porcelain is made in this way. 🔊
  • 6. Except in porcelain he thought he had never seen anything as dainty. 🔊
  • 7. This mark on a piece of porcelain signifies that it is an imperial gift. 🔊
  • 8. It is said that the Emperor himself possesses porcelain factories. 🔊
  • 9. The young man married the Porcelain Maiden, and had a splendid wedding-feast. 🔊

How to use Porcelain in Sentences?

  • 1. There are a couple of porcelain tubs in the other half, and in the centre there is a large stove. 🔊
  • 2. For this purpose porcelain tubes should be used, costing one to three cents each. 🔊
  • 3. Ask to see that oak-panelled box-stall with the stained-glass windows and the porcelain feed-box. 🔊
  • 4. On the walls there were water-colors, prints, photographs, and painted porcelain plaques. 🔊
  • 5. Becky loved him in his white apron, with his round red face, and the porcelain goose held high. 🔊
  • 6. Drawing a hawthorn sprig from a porcelain vase I had given her, she put it in my hand. 🔊
  • 7. Napoleon sent him exquisite presents, Sevres porcelain or some specimen of choice armor. 🔊
  • 8. We are not in the land of pagodas, junks, flower boats, yamens, hongs and porcelain towers. 🔊
  • 9. The little hare left him, and almost immediately the Porcelain Maiden arrived with her friends. 🔊
  • 10. Nor had her lips found their scarlet moisture from out the depths of certain little porcelain boxes. 🔊
  • 11. A glass or porcelain dish is partially filled with water to which has been added the proper amount of acid. 🔊
  • 12. There is a cannon-foundry and a copper-foundry, but more in keeping with the associations of the radiant district is the porcelain factory. 🔊
  • 13. Susan was a porcelain monument to the odd moral that consideration might, like cynicism, have abysses. 🔊
  • 14. In case of branch circuits, one wire must be protected from the other it passes by means of a porcelain tube. 🔊
  • 15. The pictures are invisible till the lamp is lighted: then they gleam forth with something of the soft glow of a porcelain transparency. 🔊
  • 16. At each mouthful we drank a porcelain cupful, the size of an egg, of a distilled liquor made from rice. 🔊
  • 17. Teapots intended for Easter favors are of brown porcelain in the form of a chicken with the mouth doing duty for the spout. 🔊
  • 18. Heavy porcelain thumped the board, and the air was filled with the metallic din of steel knives and forks being gathered into bearlike hands. 🔊
  • 19. The rod, forming the terminal of the zinc, passes through a porcelain bushing on the cover plate to obviate short circuits. 🔊
  • 20. The girl sprang to the stove and returned a second later bearing a thick porcelain cup steaming with strong, black coffee. 🔊
  • 21. In this case, the separate wires are stretched on adjoining beams or rafters, and porcelain tubes are used, in passing through cross beams. 🔊
  • 22. It is a rather heavy substance, obtained either as a crystalline powder or as large, vitreous lumps, resembling lumps of porcelain in appearance. 🔊
  • 23. His house is a handsome Chinese mansion; it has a dignified entrance and the garden court is richly filled with plants in porcelain vases. 🔊
  • 24. The picture by this artist in the Rijks has for its subject a silver vase, of elegant form, and a porcelain dish filled with oranges and lemons. 🔊
  • 25. Between the creel and the spindles all the strands are kept equally tense by drawing them over flannel-covered boards and under porcelain weights. 🔊
  • 26. He was white as a doll made of porcelain which he had once given her, and Grandma, who led the child into his room, said that he was dead. 🔊