PORCELAIN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PORCELAIN
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porcelain
 n.  ceramic ware made of a more or less translucent ceramic
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Portraits were hanging on the walls, and near the white porcelain stove stood two large Chinese vases with lions on the covers.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
2  On the table was spread a snow-white tablecloth; upon it was a splendid porcelain service, and the roast goose was steaming famously with its stuffing of apple and dried plums.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
3  A large vase of Japan porcelain, filled with flowers that loaded the air with their perfume, stood in the salon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
4  Monte Cristo smiled at her unusual humility, and showed her two immense porcelain jars, over which wound marine plants, of a size and delicacy that nature alone could produce.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 62. Ghosts.
5  Ah, madame," replied Monte Cristo, "you must not ask of us, the manufacturers of fine porcelain, such a question.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 62. Ghosts.
6  Haidee took the porcelain cup in her little slender fingers and conveyed it to her mouth with all the innocent artlessness of a child when eating or drinking something which it likes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
7  The barbecue had reached its peak and the warm air was full of laughter and talk, the click of silver on porcelain and the rich heavy smells of roasting meats and redolent gravies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  Near the bed stood a table holding her breakfast tray, with its harmonious porcelain and silver, a handful of violets in a slender glass, and the morning paper folded beneath her letters.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
9  He painted and papered her rooms for her that spring, and put in a porcelain bathtub in place of the tin one that had satisfied the former tenant.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
10  Fashionable women kept their bodies bright like delicate porcelain, by external attention.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
11  There was nothing inside the porcelain; but she was not even as bright as that.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
12  The material of the Palace proved on examination to be indeed porcelain, and along the face of it I saw an inscription in some unknown character.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
13  He halted on the landing before the door and then, grasping the porcelain knob, opened the door quickly.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
14  Remembering with difficulty why I had come I went over to one of the stalls and examined porcelain vases and flowered tea-sets.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In ARABY
15  White porcelain feet, if you like.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
Example Sentence:
1  The toughness, strength, and translucence of porcelain arise mainly from the formation at these high temperatures of glass and the mineral mullite within the fired body.
2  Because of the nature of the material, porcelain is often used for tableware.
3  Chinese porcelain enjoys worldwide fame.
4  The museum boasts an unrivalled collection of French porcelain.