And—quite naturally—a measure of the talc of smallnesses common to human nature is mixed up in it and distributed through it.
talc is the most frequently used article of this description.
Agalite and talc, which are silicates of magnesia, are also used.
And as for this waxy stuff spread over the talc, it's unique.
talc, is a mineral genus, which is divided into two species, the common and the indurated.
As for the talc mask and the black moustache, that is not much to help us, it is true.
Grease spots may be removed either by rubbing with talc powder, or with oil of turpentine.
Then we used a suction draft at night, drawing the talc from the earth, filling one drum after another.
The talc front over her face had been damaged in the morning's storm, and somehow her eyes were injured.
This is done by tuning in a certain selective attraction that attracts only talc.
1580s, from Middle French talc, probably from Spanish talco and Medieval Latin talcum "talc" (ealy 14c.), both from Arabic talq, from Persian talk "talc." "It was applied by the Arab and medieval writers to various transparent, translucent and shining minerals such as talc proper, mica, selenite, etc." [Flood].
A fine-grained white, greenish, or gray mineral, having a soft soapy feel and used in talcum and face powder. Also called talcum.
A very soft white, greenish, or gray monoclinic mineral usually occurring as massive micalike flakes in igneous or metamorphic rocks. It has a soapy texture and is used in face powder and talcum powder, for coating paper, and as a filler in paints and plastics. Chemical formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2.