talcum powder


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talcum powder

n.
A fine, often perfumed powder made from purified talc for use on the skin.

talcum powder

(ˈtælkəm) or

talcum

n
a powder made of purified talc, usually scented, used for perfuming the body and for absorbing excess moisture. Often shortened to: talc

tal′cum pow`der

(ˈtæl kəm)
n.
a toilet powder made of purified, usu. perfumed talc.
[1885–90; < Medieval Latin talcum talc]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talcum powder - a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scentedtalcum powder - a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture
bath powder, dusting powder, toilet powder - a fine powder for spreading on the body (as after bathing)
talc, talcum - a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder
Translations
tělový pudr
talkum
talkki
talk
タルカムパウダー
탤컴 파우더
smukec
talkpuder
แป้งฝุ่น
phấn rôm

talcum powder

[ˈtælkəmˌpaʊdəʳ] Npolvos mpl de talco, talco m

talcum powder

بُودْرَة تَلْك tělový pudr talkum Körperpuder πούδρα ταλκ polvos de talco talkki talc talk borotalco タルカムパウダー 탤컴 파우더 talkpoeder talkum talk talco тальк talkpuder แป้งฝุ่น talk pudrası phấn rôm 滑石粉

talcum powder

n talco, polvos de talco (Esp)
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Echeverria's lawyers argued that Johnson & Johnson deliberately refrained from putting up a warning label on their products regarding the harmful effects of its talcum powder on ovaries, and instead continued to encourage women to use it&nbsp;for their personal hygiene.
If you wear closed shoes, talcum powder can be sprinkled inside the shoes.
According to the report, the jury voted 11-1 to deny damages to Nora Daniels, the 55 year-old woman from Tennessee, who said she used Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder from 1978 to 2013, when she was diagnosed with ovarian and uterine cancer.