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English → English (WordNet)
n : a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel;
used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments [syn: soaprock,
English → English (gcide)
Steatite \Ste"a*tite\ (-t[imac]t), n. [Gr. ste`ar, ste`atos,
fat, tallow: cf. F. st['e]atite.] (Min.)
A massive variety of talc, of a grayish green or brown color.
It forms extensive beds, and is quarried for fireplaces and
for coarse utensils. Called also potstone, lard stone,
Talc \Talc\, n. [F. talc; cf. Sp. & It. talco, LL. talcus; all
fr. Ar. talq.] (Min.)
A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or
grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses. It is
hydrous silicate of magnesia. Steatite, or soapstone, is
a compact granular variety.
Indurated talc, an impure, slaty talc, with a nearly
compact texture, and greater hardness than common talc; --
called also talc slate.