kaolin

See china clay.

Kaolin

A white clay derived from rock composed chiefly of feldspar. The main chemical constituent is hydrous aluminium silicate.

Kaolin

• (n.) Alt. of Kaoline
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kaolin

<chemical> The most common mineral of a group of hydrated aluminum silicates, approximately h2al2si2o8-h2o. It is prepared for pharmaceutical and medicinal purposes by levigating with water to remove sand, etc. The name is derived from kao-ling (chinese: 'high ridge'), the original site. ... Pharmacological action: antidiarrhoeals, pharmaceut...
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kaolin

(ka´o-lin) native hydrated aluminum silicate, powdered and freed from gritty particles by elutriation; used as an adsorbent and, often with pectin, an antidiarrheal.
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Kaolin

(clay) Can block pores, effectively suffocating it and contributing to acne.
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kaolin

Click images to enlargeGroup of clay minerals, such as kaolinite, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, derived from the alteration of aluminium silicate minerals, such as feldspars and mica. It is used in medicine to treat digestive upsets, and in poult...
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kaolin

A claylike mineral that absorbs oil and tamps down shine.
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kaolin

a fine white clay produced by the decomposition of feldspar
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kaolin

A named after the Chinese mountain Kaoling white, fine-grained rock or aluminum silicate (also Spanish earth, porcelain earth), which is used for example in the production of porcelain and paper. It also takes place at the winemaking at the beautiful especially at sweet wines Application. In addition, it also serves as an inert agent in the use of ...
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Kaolin

Clay used to absorb oils.
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kaolin

kaolin (kā'ulin) : see china clay.
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Kaolin

Kaolin is a very pure white clay, ordinarily in the form of an impalpable powder, and used to form the paste of porcelain, China clay and porcelain clay. It is chiefly derived from the decomposition of common feldspar. Similar clays, differing slightly in colour and in the percentage of constituents, are found at Schneebergin Saxony, furnishingthe ...
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kaolin

Rocks that are rich in kaolinite are known as china clay or kaolin. Kaolinite is one of the most common minerals; it is mined, as kaolin, in Brazil .
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Kaolin

Soft oil-absorbing clay used in baby powders, foundations, blushes, etc.
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kaolin

soft white clay that is an essential ingredient in the manufacture of china and porcelain and is widely used in the making of paper, rubber, paint, ... [9 related articles]
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kaolin

Type: Term Pronunciation: kā′ō-lin Definitions: 1. Hydrated aluminum silicate; when powdered and freed from gritty particles by elution, kaolin is used as a demulcent and adsorbent. In dentistry, used to add toughness and opacity to porcelain teeth. Synonyms: aluminum silicate
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