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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ka·o·lin /ˈkeələn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ka·olin /ˈkeələn/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ka·o·lin, Ka·o·line  n.  Min. A very pure white clay, ordinarily in the form of an impalpable powder, and used to form the paste of porcelain; China clay; porcelain clay. It is chiefly derived from the decomposition of common feldspar.
 Note:The name is now applied to all porcelain clays which endure the fire without discoloration.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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) [syn: china
          clay, china stone, kaoline, porcelain clay, terra