Definitions for fuller's earth
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an absorbent clay, used esp. for removing grease from fabrics, in fulling cloth, as a filter, and as a dusting powder.
an absorbent soil resembling clay; used in fulling (shrinking and thickening) woolen cloth and as an adsorbent
Fuller's earth is usually highly plastic, sedimentary clays or clay-like earthy material. It is frequently used to decolorize, filter, and purify animal, mineral, and vegetable oils and greases.
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