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Adjective
/CHīˈnēz/,/-ˈnēs/,
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Of or relating to China or its language, culture, or people,
  1. Of or relating to China or its language, culture, or people

  2. Belonging to or relating to the people forming the dominant ethnic group of China and widely dispersed elsewhere

Noun
  1. The Chinese language

  2. A native or national of China, or a person of Chinese descent


  1. any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
  2. of or pertaining to China or its peoples or cultures; "Chinese food"
  3. Taiwanese: of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language; "the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"
  4. a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
  5. (china) a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
  6. (china) high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  7. The Sinitic languages, often synonymous with the Chinese languages, are a language family frequently postulated as one of two primary branches of Sino-Tibetan. ...
  8. Traditional Chinese characters refers to Chinese characters in any character set which does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946. ...
  9. (China (album)) China is a 1979 album by the Greek artist Vangelis. Although he had never been to China, he employed Chinese instruments and compositional styles on this concept album.
  10. (China (Epcot)) The China Pavilion is part of the World Showcase within Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort.
  11. (China (porcelain)) Chinese ceramic ware is an artform that has been developing since the dynastic periods. China is richly endowed with the raw materials needed for making ceramics. The first types of ceramics were made about 11,000 years ago, during the Palaeolithic era. ...
  12. (China (pottery)) Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating raw materials, generally including clay in the form of kaolin, in a kiln to temperatures between and . ...
  13. The people of China; All people of Chinese descent or self-identity; A person born in China; A Chinese meal; Chinese food; Of China, its languages or people; Unexpected, as used in the phrases Chinese whispers, Chinese burn, Chinese auction; The class of Sino-Tibetan dialects including ...
  14. (china) The root of a climbing plant, Smilax china L., once believed to have important medicinal properties; Ceramic or porcelain; Tableware made from china; A cymbal, flattened at the perimeter, about 16 to 20 inches (40 to 50 centimetres) across, that is ridden or crashed to produce a ...
  15. In China, restaurants such as McDonald's and KFC have been proliferating all across the country. In many parts of China, small hamburger chains have opened up to capitalize on the popularity of hamburgers with children. Restaurants such as Peter Hamhamburger attempt to copy McDonald's.
  16. (China) A term which usually refers to the bone china of England, but also is associated with vitreous white wares and porcelain.
  17. (China) Non-porous ware made of white clay and fired at very high temperatures. Final product is thin, translucent, and chip-resistant pieces.
  18. China means good friend, as in "This oke's my china". It's one of the few Cockney rhyming slang words to survive in the country, coming from "china plate" = "mate".
  19. (or china cymbal / china crash) - also referred to as a "pang" cymbal.
  20. (china) term loosely used for porcelain.
  21. (CHINA) In the plumbing industry that generally refers to porcelain china used in making toilets and lavatory sinks. China is a material that is made from clay and is glazed and high fired in a kiln. The finish is very hard and smooth. An excellent product for toilets and lavatories.
  22. (CHINA) This user lives in Hong Kong, China.
  23. (CHINA) chronic infectious neurotropic agent
  24. (CHINA) translucent ware fired at 2,230 degrees F; porcelain
  25. (China (Geography)) Geographers prefer to eat on fine China.