pumice stone


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Noun1.pumice stone - a light glass formed on the surface of some lavaspumice stone - a light glass formed on the surface of some lavas; used as an abrasive
rock, stone - material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
Translations
خُفّان: زُجاج بُركاني للصَّقْل
pemza
pimpsten
habkõhorzsakõ
vikur
sünger taşı

pumice

(ˈpamis) noun
a light kind of solidified lava.
pumice stone noun
(a piece of) this type of stone used for cleaning and smoothing the skin etc.

pumice stone

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References in classic literature ?
Some of his low places he found lifted to ideals, some of his ideas had sunk to the valleys, and lay there with the sackcloth and ashes of pumice stone and sulphur on their ruined heads.
Their march this day lay among singular hills and knolls of an indurated red earth, resembling brick, about the bases of which were scattered pumice stones and cinders, the whole bearing traces of the action of fire.
If doing it yourself, use a pumice stone, foot file or exfoliating scrub to eliminate calluses.
Gently remove hard skin and calluses with a pumice stone or foot file regularly.
To that end, I bought a hair-removing pumice stone from Duluth Trading Company a year ago that works as well as anything I've tried.
The NoStone(r) system eliminates the use of pumice stone, replacing it with a stainless-steel abrasive drum, fastened to the washing machine.
Barzvi is the creator of My Solemate, a pumice stone and soap product that's number one in its category on Amazon.
The cover page of September 2015 (volume 86, number 3) issue of Leprosy Review displays an image showing a health-care staff teaching 'self-care of anaesthetic feet' to patients of leprosy; the staff herself is demonstrating how to soak the anesthetic foot and rub with a pumice stone upon a lady, and a man side-by looks on as he tries the same on himself.
Using ultraviolet light and photoediting software, previously etched notes, possibly erased with a pumice stone more than five centuries ago, have been revealed in the book's pages.
As she mercilessly took a pumice stone to her heel, one of the women told us how she hated the word "pampering".
His tools are the rake and the ice chisel, and his materials are whatever he can gather with his own hands: willow bough, maple leaf, pumice stone and moss.
This waterproof device features a variety of brushes and a pumice stone, so you can smooth and polish your skin, and get that just-been-to-a-spa glow from head to toe.