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Princeton's WordNet

  1. talc, talcumnoun

    a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder

  2. talcum, talcum powdernoun

    a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture

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  1. talcumnoun

    Powdered and perfumed talc for toilet use.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of talcum in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of talcum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of talcum in a Sentence

  1. Karl Turner:

    It is difficult to get certain things in Egypt apparently so she'd taken talcum powder, shaving gel and razorblades and all sorts of things, Karl Turner told the BBC. Clearly, [ she was ] very, very nave. The family describe Laura to me as somebody who is very nave.

  2. Adetunji Toriola:

    We know that inflammation increases ovarian cancer risk. We know talcum powder causes inflammation. The question is, does talc cause cancer by causing inflammation in the ovaries?

  3. Constance Seltzer:

    She taught Johnson Johnson to use talcum powder. Everybody in Johnson Johnson family used it, she was the matriarch of this family. She was my glue. There's not a day that goes by that I don't miss my grandmother.

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