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Talcum (German)

Part of speech: noun, (neuter)

Hyphenation:
Valley | kum, no plural
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈTalkʊm]
Word meaning / definition:
1) the mineral talc in powdered form
General terms:
1) mineral, powder
Application examples:
1) The athlete dries his hands with it Talc, so that he doesn't slip off the bar.
Cases:
Nominative: singular the talc; Plural
Genitive: singular of talc; Plural
Dative: singular the talc; Plural
Accusative: singular the talc; Plural


Practical example sentences

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For months, the company has had to defend itself against accusations in court that a talc Baby powder produced would have been contaminated with asbestos and generally carcinogenic or responsible for cancer.
Financial Trends, March 15, 2019

The reason: Our skin soaks up individual components of the foundation like during the day talc or color pigments.
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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "talc":

Schmitzring: Bearer rings were dusted with talc and rosin powder to increase friction. "Translations English: 1) bearer ring Italian: 1) anello di rotolamento (male)

E 553b: Abbreviation for talc. Synonyms: General terms: 1) Chemistry, chemical compound, carrier, filler, release agent Talc

Talk: a mineral Origin of the term: from the Arabic synonyms: 1) Talc, steatite Subordinate terms: 1) Soapstone Application examples: 1) Talc is a mineral with the chemical formula Mg3 (OH) .2Si4O10 Derived words: 1) Talcose, Talcum lung Translations talc, talcum

powdery:… Pul | ve | rig, no increase Pronunciation / emphasis: IPA: [ˈpʊlfəʀɪç] Word meaning / definition: 1) in powder form Examples of use: 1) Powdery ground talc calls ...

Child powder: dust-free powder made from perfumed starch or talcum powder for sprinkling on sore skin areas in infants and toddlers. Origin of the term: determinative compound from the nouns child and powder as well as the joint element -er


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