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tal·cum

 (tăl′kəm)
n.
1. Talc.
2. Talcum powder.

[Medieval Latin; see talc.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talcum - a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicatetalcum - a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder
talcum powder, talcum - a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
soaprock, soap-rock, soapstone, steatite - a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments
French chalk - a soft white compact talc used to mark cloth or to remove grease stains
rensselaerite - a kind of soft talc; sometimes used as wood filler
2.talcum - a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scentedtalcum - 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
مَسْحوق الطَّلْق
zásyp
talkum
talkpúîur

talc

(tӕlk) noun
1. a kind of soft mineral that feels like soap.
2. talcum.
talcum (ˈtӕlkəm) noun
(also talcum powder. often abbreviated to talc) a kind of fine, usually perfumed, powder made from talc, used on the body.

tal·cum

n. polvo.