noun. ['ˈtælkəm'] a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture.
- dusting powder
- bath powder
- talcum powder
Rhymes with Talcum
Sentences with talcum
1. Noun, singular or mass
Mix talcum powder or diatomaceous earth with hydrogen peroxide into a thick paste and apply this to the stain.
Dry your feet with talcum powder to keep them soft and fresh.
3. Verb, past participle
If you do not have talcum powder, use baking soda instead.
noun. ['ˈtælkəm'] a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder.
- French chalk