kaolin kaolin  /ˈkaʊ lɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)

Usage(s):

  1. His letters go out as a cambric-like cloth sized with kaolin, with a smooth web finish and high tensile strength.
  2. Luckily, large deposits of kaolin, a white mineral used in papermaking, have been found on the Jari property.

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