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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel.

Usage examples (35)
  • Solid forms of talc are known as steatite or soapstone.
  • The rivers, plains, and nearby mountains offered abundant wild animals, fish, and timber, and raw materials such as steatite (talc) and copper.
  • The other minerals so common are the varieties of steatite.
  • Seals, &c. Scarabs with designs of Egyptian appearance: cylinders, steatite or for more
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