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English noun: talc

1. talc (substance) a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder


Synonymstalcum


Broader (hypernym)mineral


Narrower (hyponym)French chalk, rensselaerite, soap-rock, soaprock, soapstone, steatite


Substance meronymtalcum, talcum powder


English verb: talc

1. talc (body) apply talcum powder to (one's body)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)powder









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