Associations to the word «Asbestos»

Wiktionary

ASBESTOS, noun. Any of several fibrous mineral forms of magnesium silicate, used for fireproofing, electrical insulation, building materials, brake linings, and chemical filters.

Dictionary definition

ASBESTOS, noun. A fibrous amphibole; used for making fireproof articles; inhaling fibers can cause asbestosis or lung cancer.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis