containing or composed largely of talc.
talcosis tal·co·sis (tāl-kō’sĭs) n. pl. tal·co·ses (-sēz) A form of pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of talc mixed with silicates.
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 […]
[tal-kuh m] /ˈtæl kəm/ noun 1. a powder made of purified, usually perfumed talc, for toilet purposes. talcum powder /ˈtælkəm/ noun 1. a powder made of purified talc, usually scented, used for perfuming the body and for absorbing excess moisture Often shortened to talc
noun 1. a narrative that relates the details of some real or imaginary event, incident, or case; story: a tale about Lincoln’s dog. 2. a literary composition having the form of such a narrative. 3. a falsehood; lie. 4. a rumor or piece of gossip, often malicious or untrue. 5. the full number or amount. […]