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TALCUM POWDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does talcum powder mean? 

TALCUM POWDER (noun)
  The noun TALCUM POWDER has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: TALCUM POWDER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TALCUM POWDER (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

talcum powder; talcum

Hypernyms ("talcum powder" is a kind of...):

bath powder; dusting powder; toilet powder (a fine powder for spreading on the body (as after bathing))

Meronyms (substance of "talcum powder"):

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


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