What does baby powder mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baby powder(noun)

    powder used to prevent a baby's diaper from chafing


  1. Baby powder

    Baby powder is an astringent powder used for preventing diaper rash, as a deodorant, and for other cosmetic uses. It may be composed of talc or corn starch. Talcum powder is harmful if inhaled since it may cause aspiration pneumonia or granuloma. Drugs such as cocaine are sometimes cut with talcum powder;. It is also an ingredient in counterfeit pharmaceuticals and food products as a bulking agent in order to give the appearance of a larger quantity than actually present. Pediatricians generally prefer cornstarch to talc because it is unlikely to be easily inhaled. The ingredients of Johnson's baby powders are listed as Zea Mays starch, Tricalcium Phosphate and Fragrance or Talc and Parfum.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baby powder in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baby powder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Wayne Gretzky:

    I don't like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don't like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it's essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you.

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