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china in Pottery & ceramics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchinachi‧na /ˈtʃaɪnə/ noun [uncountable]  1 TIPa hard white substance produced by baking a type of clay at a high temperature china teacups2 (also chinaware /ˈtʃaɪnəweə $ -wer/)TIP plates, cups etc made of china I’ll get my best china out.
Examples from the Corpus
chinaThere was a fire burning in the grate and a china chamber-pot painted with birds and flowers beneath the bed.a china tea cupAlso, that in spite of the immense price difference between various designs, the basic china was of exactly the same high standard.He looked as clean and pretty as a Chelsea china figure.Its linen and its china patterns are on display in the local museum.The next month, china cups clinked again at the White House for Puerto Rican contributors and businessmen.We use our china only on special occasions.Later, it may allow brides to peruse china patterns on video from their homes.When they get there the china cabinet is still in one piece but the budgie is dead.This turned out to be pottery waste, a surviving memorial to a now vanished china factory in the local town.