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pow·der

 (pou′dər)
n.
1. A substance consisting of ground, pulverized, or otherwise finely dispersed solid particles.
2. Any of various preparations in the form of powder, as certain cosmetics and medicines.
3. A dry explosive mixture, such as gunpowder.
4. Light dry snow.
tr.v. pow·dered, pow·der·ing, pow·ders
1. To turn into or produce as a powder: tea that is powdered.
2. To put powder on: powdered the cake with sugar.
3. To strew or ornament with small objects or flecks: The stars powdered the sky.
Idioms:
keep (one's) powder dry
To be ready for a challenge with little warning.
take a powder
To make a quick departure; run away.

[Middle English poudre, from Old French, from Latin pulvis, pulver-.]

pow′der·er n.

powdered

(ˈpaʊdəd)
adj
in the form of a powdercovered with powder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.powdered - consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding"
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"

powdered

adjective dried, dehydrated, freeze-dried powdered milk
Translations
مَسْحوق
práškový
knust
porított
duftkenndur, sem er í duftformi

powdered

[ˈpaʊdəd]
A. ADJen polvo
B. CPD powdered milk Nleche f en polvo
powdered sugar N (US) → azúcar m glasé, azúcar m en polvo, azúcar m flor (S. Cone)

powdered

[ˈpaʊdərd] adj [gelatine, egg] → en poudre powdered milkpowdered milk nlait m en poudrepowdered sugar n (US)sucre m glacepowder keg n
(lit)baril m de poudre
(fig)baril m de poudre
to be sitting on a powder keg → être assis sur un baril de poudrepowder puff nhouppette fpowder room n (= toilets) → toilettes fpl pour dames

powdered

adj
(= covered with powder) face, wiggepudert
(= in powder form) coffeelöslich; eggpulverisiert; powdered chalkKreidepulver nt; powdered sugar (US) → Puderzucker m, → Staubzucker m (Aus)

powdered

[ˈpaʊdəd] adj powdered milklatte m in polvere
powdered sugar (Am) → zucchero a velo

powder

(ˈpaudə) noun
1. any substance in the form of fine particles. soap powder; milk-powder.
2. a special kind of substance in this form, used as a cosmetic etc. face-powder; talcum powder.
3. formerly, gunpowder. powder and shot.
verb
to put powder on (one's face or body). She powdered her nose.
ˈpowdered adjective
in the form of fine particles of dust. powdered chocolate.
ˈpowdery adjective
like powder. powdery soil.
powder puff
a piece of very soft material used to apply face-powder etc.
ˈpowder room noun
a women's restroom.

powdered

adj en polvo
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