Definitions for "FULLER'S EARTH"
Medium used in some elements, usually a blend of attapulgus and montmorillonite clay. A finely divided hydrous aluminium silicate. See attapulgus.
Used to control the acidity. It is a kaolin, reportedly containing free alkalinity, principally as magnesium oxide and hydroxide. It is processed from a naturally occurring material called attapulgus clay or attapulgite as is found in Georgia and Florida. There are several types, grades and sizes of granules available.
an absorbent soil resembling clay; used in fulling (shrinking and thickening) woolen cloth and as an adsorbent