Definition of Petuntze
1. petuntse [n -S] - See also: petuntse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petuntze
Literary usage of Petuntze
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Outlines of Mineralogy by John Kidd (1809)
"petuntze of China. It is doubtful whether this name is applicable to a modification of kaolin, pr to the disintegrated rock ..."
2. Notes on Pottery Clays: The Distribution, Proper Ties, Uses, and Analyses of by James Fairie (1901)
"1 He describes the methods by which the petuntze is reduced to a sediment and dried in moulds and afterwards cut into square pieces, which are sold by the ..."
3. Theory of the Earth: With Proofs and Illustrations by James Hutton (1899)
"With the blowpipe, it melts into a colourless transparent body, with some bubbles; and the petuntze may be brought to this state also, but requires a ..."
4. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1880)
"The Chinese proverb that ' while the petuntze constitutes the flesh of porcelain, kaolin must form its bones,' is, therefore, altogether inapplicable. ..."
5. The Useful Arts: Considered in Connexion with the Applications of Science by Jacob Bigelow (1853)
"When exposed to a strong heat, the petuntze partially melts, and, ... The glazing is produced by the petuntze alone, applied in minute powder to the ..."
6. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Porcelain is made by firing together two natural materials which are known by Chinese names, kaolin and petuntze. although the deposits found in Europe are ..."