noun 1. Also, talcum [tal-kuh m] /ˈtæl kəm/ (Show IPA). a green-to-gray, soft mineral, hydrous magnesium silicate, Mg 3 (Si 4 O 10)(OH) 2 , unctuous to the touch, and occurring usually in foliated or compact masses, used in making lubricants, talcum powder, electrical insulation, etc. 2. talcum powder. verb (used with object), talcked or […]
noun 1. a city in central Chile. noun 1. a city in central Chile: scene of the declaration of Chilean independence (1818). Pop: 206 000 (2005 est)
noun 1. a seaport in central Chile. noun 1. a port in S central Chile, near Concepción on an inlet of the Pacific: oil refinery. Pop: 251 000 (2005 est)
adjective 1. containing or composed largely of talc.