Meaning of POWDER in English

POWDER

transcription, транскрипция: [ paʊdə(r) ]

( powders, powdering, powdered)

1.

Powder consists of many tiny particles of a solid substance.

The wood turns to powder in his fingers.

...a fine white powder.

...cocoa powder.

N-MASS

2.

If a woman powders her face or some other part of her body, she puts face powder or talcum powder on it.

She powdered her face and applied her lipstick and rouge.

...the old woman’s powdered face.

VERB : V n , V-ed

3.

Powder is very fine snow.

...a day’s powder skiing.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N n

4.

see also baking powder , chilli powder , curry powder , talcum powder , washing powder

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