Definition of Petunse. Meaning of Petunse. Synonyms of Petunse

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Definition of Petunse

Petunse
Petunse Pe*tunse", Petuntse Pe*tuntse", Petuntze Pe*tuntze", n. [From Chinese.] Powdered fledspar, kaolin, or quartz, used in the manufacture of porcelain.

Meaning of Petunse from wikipedia

- Petuntse (from 白墩子 in pinyin: bai2 dun1 zi0), also spelled petunse and bai dunzi, baidunzi, is a historic term for a wide range of micaceous or feldspathic...
- used and these include pottery stones, which historically were known as petunse although this name has long fallen out of use. Hard-paste porcelain is...
- materials available for making ceramics; in particular the north lacks petunse or "porcelain stone", needed for porcelain on the strict definition. Ware-types...
- manufacturing centers in the south of China, with ready access to kaolin and petunse. In its day it was the world's most important center of porcelain production...
- of the wares seem to have been made entirely from the local low-grade petunse, giving a light buff colour to the body. The painted wares are under a...
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