Meaning of talc


Pronunciation: (talk), [key]
— n., v., talcked talced talck•ing talc•ing
  1. a green-to-gray, soft mineral, hydrous magnesium silicate, Mg(SiO)(OH), unctuous to the touch, and occurring usually in foliated or compact masses, used in making lubricants, talcum powder, electrical insulation, etc.
  2. See
  1. to treat or rub with talc.
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