Associations to the word «Porcelain»


PORCELAIN, noun. (usually uncountable) A hard, white, translucent ceramic that is made by firing kaolin and other materials; china.
PORCELAIN, noun. (usually countable) Anything manufactured from this material.
PORCELAIN BUS, noun. (slang) A toilet bowl.
PORCELAIN BUSES, noun. Plural of porcelain bus
PORCELAIN GOD, noun. (slang) (humorous) (colloquial) A commode; a toilet.
PORCELAIN SHELL, noun. A cowrie.
PORCELAIN SHELLS, noun. Plural of porcelain shell

Dictionary definition

PORCELAIN, noun. Ceramic ware made of a more or less translucent ceramic.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.