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Synonyms of terra alba

Noun


1. terra alba, gypsum

usage: finely pulverized gypsum used especially as a pigment

2. pipeclay, terra alba, clay

usage: fine white clay used in making tobacco pipes and pottery and in whitening leather

3. china clay, china stone, kaolin, kaoline, porcelain clay, terra alba, clay

usage: 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)

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