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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A soft heavy compact variety of talc having a feeling like a cleaning product made of animal fat.

Usage examples (33)
  • And the use of the soapstone is a really nice choice for an alternative to plastic.
  • This rock is miscalled soapstone, which it resembles in some of its properties and uses.
  • It is a shallow crescent-shaped vessel of potstone, or what is called soapstone from its soapy feel.
  • Chinese "soapstone" carvings are carved from fine-grained pyrophyllite. for more
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