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soapstone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Earth sciences
soapstonesoap‧stone /ˈsəʊpstəʊn $ ˈsoʊpstoʊn/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DHCHEa soft stone that feels like soap
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soapstoneThey were focussed greeny-yellow eyes, like lumps of soapstone.Once at sea level, smooth soapstone slabs had to be traversed for some distance to reach the cliff.
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