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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “pumice (stone)”

pumice (stone)

noun [C or U]     /ˈpʌm.ɪsˌstəʊn/ US  /-ˌstoʊn/
a type of grey light stone which is used in pieces or as a powder for rubbing things to make them smooth
浮石,轻石(用来摩擦物体使其光滑)
Pumice is produced in volcanic eruptions.
浮石是在火山爆发中产生的。
You can use a pumice stone in the bath to remove dry skin from your feet .
你洗澡时可以用浮石去除脚上干燥的死皮。
Toiletry and perfumesTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones
(Definition of pumice (stone) noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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