white clay

white clay

[′wīt ′klā]
(mineralogy)
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The downway must have been easy work, but the ascent was different, and when the monster came to view in the upper world, it would be fresh from contact with the white clay. Hence the name, which has no cryptic significance, but only fact.
After the sand appeared some compact white clay, resembling the chalk of Great Britain, which extended down to a depth of four feet.
To complete this grotesque equipment, the proud animal is bestreaked and bespotted with vermilion, or with white clay, whichever presents the most glaring contrast to his real color.
He saw it for a moment, encircled by its walls of white clay, and a few rudely-constructed mosques rising clumsily above that conglomeration of houses that look like playing-dice, which form most Arab towns.
(Literally, seafoam, and by many erroneously supposed to be made of it.) A fine white clay, which for convenience in coloring it brown is made into tobacco pipes and smoked by the workmen engaged in that industry.
'We got the money but little did we know that our plot had white clay. We exhausted the money even before we could raise the foundation,' he said.
Blend it together and add the juice of 1 orange and 1 or 2 spoons of white clay.
I have a colleague who uses white clay for the eyes and has started adding a clear glaze to her students' face jugs.
In order to conscientiously implement the spirit of Qujing City to create a national civilized city work conference, and promote the creation of a political and legal system to protect the group, on the afternoon of September 4, the Economic and Legal Committee of the Economic Development Zone organized all the cadres and workers to create a white clay in the Fengwenqiao community of the national civilized city.
To date, there are only nine mineral reservation areas in the Philippines namely, Ilocos Norte feldspar, Zambales chromite, Biak-na-Bato, Siruma white clay, Samar bauxite, Zamboanga, Mt.
painted decoration in white clay slip instead of enamel).
I discovered that I had loamy, white clay soil, which made growing edibles difficult.