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)
References in classic literature ?
What bothered him in his smelling was his ignorance of talcum powder.
Of his own initiative, he approached the lady god again, attracted by the talcum powder and other minor fragrances he had already identified as the strange scents encountered on the beach.
She rinsed and dried the back of his neck and dusted it with talcum powder.
They will be using objects such as a picnic basket, carbolic soap, ladies gloves, talcum powder, pipe tobacco, a toolbox and a bread bin - also items such as postcards and photos of Llandudno over the last 70-80 years.
LEWIS TOSHNEY wants to power to promotion with Raith Rovers after revealing that talcum powder cost him a career at Celtic.
Crown Shaving Company, Toronto, Canada, has added a new body talcum powder based on decades of experience serving customers in its old-world style barbershop.
para]]Crown Shaving Company, maker of premium grooming aids for men, introduces a new body talcum powder with super-absorbent qualities and a pleasing scent inspired by decades of feedback from barbershop customers[[/para]]
Tenders are invited for Supply of contract labourers for filling of Talcum powder in Talcum powder plant.
The bimetallic treatments used on the chambers are the result of an inventive technique of covering the interior that is said to reduce wear and tear when using materials with high loads, such as glass fibres, calcium carbonate, talcum powder etc.
Avoid talcum powder, perfumed toilet papers and any fragranced bath oils and foams which can irritate the vagina.
THE PROBLEM IS ESPECIALLY BAD IN SOUTHWEST ASIA, WHERE SAND IS LIKE TALCUM POWDER AND COLLECTS IN VERY TIGHT PLACES.
The next time you are heading for a practice session, take with you a bag of salt, flour or talcum powder.