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talc

 (tălk)
n.
A fine-grained white, greenish, or gray mineral, Mg3Si4O10(OH)2, having a soft soapy feel and used in talcum and face powder, as a paper coating, and as a filler for paint and plastics.
tr.v. talcked, talck·ing, talcs or talced or talc·ing
To apply this substance to (a photographic plate, for example).

[French, from Medieval Latin talcum and Old Spanish talco, both from Arabic ṭalq, from Persian talk.]
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talc

(tælk)
n
2. (Minerals) a white, grey, brown, or pale green mineral, found in metamorphic rocks. It is used in the manufacture of talcum powder and electrical insulators. Composition: hydrated magnesium silicate. Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2. Crystal structure: monoclinic
vb, talcs, talcking, talcked, talcs, talcing or talced
(tr) to apply talc to
[C16: from Medieval Latin talcum, from Arabic talq mica, from Persian talk]
ˈtalcose, ˈtalcous adj
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talc

(tælk)
n.
1. a soft green-to-gray mineral, hydrous magnesium silicate, Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin talcum < Arabic ṭalq mica < Persian talk]
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talc

(tălk)
A white, greenish, or gray mineral that is a silicate of magnesium, usually occurring as massive mica-like flakes. It has a soft, soapy texture, and is used in face powder and talcum powder, for coating paper, and as a filler in paints and plastics. Talc is the mineral used to represent a hardness of 1 on the Mohs scale.
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talc


Past participle: talced/talcked
Gerund: talcing/talcking

Imperative
talc
talc
Present
I talc
you talc
he/she/it talcs
we talc
you talc
they talc
Preterite
I talced/talcked
you talced/talcked
he/she/it talced/talcked
we talced/talcked
you talced/talcked
they talced/talcked
Present Continuous
I am talcing/talcking
you are talcing/talcking
he/she/it is talcing/talcking
we are talcing/talcking
you are talcing/talcking
they are talcing/talcking
Present Perfect
I have talced/talcked
you have talced/talcked
he/she/it has talced/talcked
we have talced/talcked
you have talced/talcked
they have talced/talcked
Past Continuous
I was talcing/talcking
you were talcing/talcking
he/she/it was talcing/talcking
we were talcing/talcking
you were talcing/talcking
they were talcing/talcking
Past Perfect
I had talced/talcked
you had talced/talcked
he/she/it had talced/talcked
we had talced/talcked
you had talced/talcked
they had talced/talcked
Future
I will talc
you will talc
he/she/it will talc
we will talc
you will talc
they will talc
Future Perfect
I will have talced/talcked
you will have talced/talcked
he/she/it will have talced/talcked
we will have talced/talcked
you will have talced/talcked
they will have talced/talcked
Future Continuous
I will be talcing/talcking
you will be talcing/talcking
he/she/it will be talcing/talcking
we will be talcing/talcking
you will be talcing/talcking
they will be talcing/talcking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been talcing/talcking
you have been talcing/talcking
he/she/it has been talcing/talcking
we have been talcing/talcking
you have been talcing/talcking
they have been talcing/talcking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been talcing/talcking
you will have been talcing/talcking
he/she/it will have been talcing/talcking
we will have been talcing/talcking
you will have been talcing/talcking
they will have been talcing/talcking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been talcing/talcking
you had been talcing/talcking
he/she/it had been talcing/talcking
we had been talcing/talcking
you had been talcing/talcking
they had been talcing/talcking
Conditional
I would talc
you would talc
he/she/it would talc
we would talc
you would talc
they would talc
Past Conditional
I would have talced/talcked
you would have talced/talcked
he/she/it would have talced/talcked
we would have talced/talcked
you would have talced/talcked
they would have talced/talcked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talc - a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicatetalc - 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
Verb1.talc - apply talcum powder to (one's body)
powder - apply powder to; "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig"
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Translations
مادَّة مَسْحوق الطَّلْقمادَّه ناعِمَه كالصّابون
mastekzásyp
talkum
zsírkõ
talkúm
talkas
steatītstalks
mastenec

talc

[tælk] Ntalco m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

talc

[ˈtælk] n (also talcum powder) → talc m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

talc

n (also talcum)
Talk m
(also talcum powder)Talkumpuder m; (esp perfumed) → (Körper)puder m
vtpudern
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

talc

[tælk] talcum powder [ˈtælkəmˌpaʊdəʳ] ntalco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

talc

n talco
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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