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kaolin in Geology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkaolinka‧o‧lin /ˈkeɪəlɪn/ noun [uncountable]  TIPa type of white clay used in medicine
Examples from the Corpus
kaolinI prescribed a kaolin antacid mixture to be given night and morning and left the house in a confident frame of mind.Kaolinite clays are mainly composed of the clay mineral kaolin.For every tonne of kaolin there are 6 tonnes of sand, 1 tonne of secondary mica and 1 tonne of overburden.Preparations based on kaolin and chalk are still marketed, for the treatment of diarrhoea.For example, it will work with kaolin and woven fabrics.