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  Definition of powder
  1. any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a powder
  2. a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
  3. a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
  4. apply powder to; "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig"
  5. make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains"
Similar Words: pulverization, pulverisation, gunpowder, powderize, powderise, pulverize, pulverise

 

Hyponyms: araroba, Goa powder, chrysarobin, aspirin powder, headache powder, baby powder, Dover's powder, face powder, toilet powder, bath powder, dusting powder, talc

 

Grouped Verbs: powderize, pulverize, pulverise, powderise

 

Derivational Morphology: powderize, pulverize, pulverise, powderise, powderer, grind, mill, pulverization, pulverisation

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Dutch: poeder  
Finnish: jauhe   French: poudre  
German: Puder   Hungarian: por  
Italian: polvere   Japanese:  
Korean: 가루   Portuguese:  
Russian: порошок   Spanish: polvo  
Swedish: puder   Telugu: పొడి  
 
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