Definition of fuller's earth in English:

fuller's earth

Syllabification: ful·ler's earth


A type of clay used in fulling cloth and as an adsorbent.
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  • Best for oily skin types (Clay or fuller's earth mud is available in powder form at any health food store.)
  • If oil or grease is spilled on porch or patio cement, apply an absorbent powder such as fuller's earth, cornmeal, or sawdust to absorb as much oil as possible immediately.
  • The inert material can be talc, whiting or fuller's earth available from your local hardware store while the solvent will vary based on the type of stain.

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