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Definition of China ink
China inkIndia In"di*a, n. [See Indian.]
A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and
Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or
India ink, a nearly black pigment brought chiefly from
China, used for water colors. It is in rolls, or in
square, and consists of lampblack or ivory black and
animal glue. Called also China ink. The true India ink
is sepia. See Sepia.
India matting, floor matting made in China, India, etc.,
from grass and reeds; -- also called Canton, or China,
India paper, a variety of Chinese paper, of smooth but not
glossy surface, used for printing from engravings,
India proof (Engraving), a proof impression from an
engraved plate, taken on India paper.
India rubber. See Caoutchouc.
India-rubber tree (Bot.), any tree yielding caoutchouc, but
especially the East Indian Ficus elastica, often
cultivated for its large, shining, elliptical leaves. China inkChina Chi"na, n.
1. A country in Eastern Asia.
2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for
porcelain. See Porcelain.
China aster (Bot.), a well-known garden flower and plant.
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 (D. Chiensis) having variously colored single
or double flowers; Indian pink.
China root (Med.), the rootstock of a species of Smilax
(S. 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
China rose. (Bot.)
(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.
China shop, a shop or store for the sale of China ware or
China ware, porcelain; -- so called in the 17th century
because brought from the far East, and differing from the
pottery made in Europe at that time; also, loosely,
crockery in general.
Pride of China, China tree. (Bot.) See Azedarach.
Meaning of China ink from wikipedia
- India ink
(British English: Indian ink
; also Chinese ink
) is a simple black
or coloured ink
used for writing
and now more commonly...
: 水墨畫; pinyin: shuǐmòhuà; ****anese: 水墨画, romanized: suiboku-ga; Korean: 수묵화, romanized: sumukhwa), or sumi-e (****anese: 墨絵),...
- India ink
was first invented
, though materials
were often traded
from India, hence
the name. The traditional Chinese method
- flat grinding
surface, until enough ink
has been produced
for the purpose
in question. The Chinese grind their ink
in a circular motion
with the end flat...
- is also traditionally, if erroneously, credited
with having invented
brush" (毛筆) and is specially remembered
at the "Huzhou Pen Festival", which...
- the royal court
or in independent
and wash painting, in Chinese
shuǐ-mò (水墨, "water and ink
") also loosely termed watercolour
: 墨 Mò; ****anese: 墨; Sumi; Korean: 먹 Meok) or Ink Cakes
are a type of solid ink
) used traditionally
- the Huzhou ink brush
: 湖筆; Simplified Chinese
: 湖笔; Pinyin: Húbǐ; "Hú" stands
for Huzhou, "Bǐ" meaning
brush"). The ink brushes
by Xu Shao Shi and Shahid Amjad
Chaudhry. In February
2014, ****stani President Mamnoon Hussain visited China
- involves essentially
the same techniques
as Chinese calligraphy
and is done with a brush dipped
or colored ink
; oils are not used. As with calligraphy...
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