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porcelainize

[pawr-suh-luh-nahyz, pohr-, pawrs-luh-, pohrs-] /ˈpɔr sə ləˌnaɪz, ˈpoʊr-, ˈpɔrs lə-, ˈpoʊrs-/
verb (used with object), porcelainized, porcelainizing.
1.
to make into or coat with porcelain or something resembling porcelain.
Also, especially British, porcelainise.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; porcelain + -ize
Related forms
porcelainization, noun
unporcelainized, adjective
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