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  • n. A type of steatite, used to mark cloth and as a lubricant in shoes, gloves etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a variety of granular talc; -- used for drawing lines on cloth, etc. See under Chalk.
  • n. steatite or soapstone, a soft magnesian mineral.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a soft white compact talc used to mark cloth or to remove grease stains

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