Meaning of POWDER in English

POWDER

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

baking powder

chilli powder

curry powder (= a mixture of spices for making curry )

curry powder

face powder

milk powder

hot water mixed with milk powder

powder blue

powder puff

powder room

powdered milk ( also dry milk American English )

Powdered milk is useful for camping trips.

powdered sugar

soap powder

talcum powder

tooth powder

washing powder

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

black

We continued our work until the fingerprint man arrived to dust that dreadful black powder everywhere.

The shelf had been literally blasted out of the mountain with black powder .

I have known it to be successfully treated with black sulphur powder mixed with water but prevention is better than cure.

Darken the eyebrows with dark brown or black powder - pencil gives a very harsh look.

They woke with raging hangovers to a wrecked room and the smell of black powder and vomit.

dry

It is sold dry , in powder form, which is generally stronger than the more convenient ready-mixed varieties.

Add salt and nonfat dry milk powder , whisking rapidly until milk granules are dissolved into a smooth sauce.

Simply to add water to a dry powder was not enough to satisfy this ritual urge.

Black spots will appear on silver if it comes into contact with dry dishwasher powder .

This was available in the forms of either a treacly liquid or a dry powder .

When I was in a safe place, I loaded my pistols, this time with dry powder .

fine

You can say: the sea was like blue glass, the sand like fine powder , and Bob's your uncle.

Beneath my toes, the sand was as fine as talcum powder and the color of vanilla.

The basic approach is to apply a slurry of fine alumina powder to a model of the tooth stub.

There was a layer of fine dust: Your feet sank into 3 inches of fine powder , and it was everywhere.

This ultra fine matt powder will enhance your natural colouring.

Scuffling feet kick up a fine powder that covers the children and everything else.

A cellulose-based paste is being applied to the gypsum deposits followed by a micro-sanding with fine alumina powder .

As she exits, she lets drop a fine powder .

loose

Warm Geranium lipstick by Kanebo and a loose matt powder completed the look.

Use a foundation that closely matches your skintone, topped with transparent loose powder to set, then add your pinks.

The loose graphite powder can be rubbed into paper surfaces to give a silvery-grey tone.

For a natural glow to your skin mix a subtle shade of blusher with loose powder .

Tip a little loose powder into the palm of your hand and pat the powder puff into it.

Powder the rest of the face. Loose translucent powder is best, as it's much finer than pressed powder.

Disguise a blemish with a touch of medicated cover-stick, then set with loose face powder .

Apply plenty of loose face powder if you want a make-up that lasts the day.

white

Once more he picked up the paper with its load of white powder .

I poured some liquid into a peanut butter jar and dumped some white powder in itit bubbled.

He kicked one, and it disintegrated into a white powder .

Except for the white powder of light from the Nurses' Station out in the hall, the dorm is dark.

The white dusting powder over the fleshing was sometimes cornflour.

Inside were three narrow bags full of a white powder .

He bounded over to the chest containing the strange white powder .

And a small plastic bag full of white powder .

■ NOUN

baking

Mix equal parts of baking powder and water and pat on the sunburnt areas.

Stir the flour, suet, cinnamon and baking powder together then mix in the liquid to bind.

Fold in flour and baking powder then add enough milk for mixture to have a soft dropping consistency.

Combine oats, milk powder and baking powder together.

The alkaline baking powder causes the cocaine to separate and, since the base is insoluble, it sinks to the bottom.

chili

Add chili powder , cumin, and cayenne and black peppers, and stir over low heat for 3 minutes.

Combine cumin, chili powder , cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in large bowl.

Stir in undrained diced tomatoes, rice, chili powder and Tabasco sauce.

cocoa

This pudding also includes a little cocoa powder for good measure.

Put the cocoa powder coffee and water into a small pan.

Put the syrup, cocoa powder and brandy in a pan.

curry

Mix together the dressing and curry powder and add to the Quorn.

Blend curry powder and salt into 1 cups water and add to skillet along with raisins.

Masala is a generic word meaning mixed spices, and thus the most basic curry powder is a masala of a sort.

Lightly whisk the remaining cream with the curry powder and egg yolks. 7.

If you have used curry powder , such flavours are already in the dish.

Add the curry powder and cook for a further 1-2 minutes.

Stir in the curry powder , almonds, sultanas, parsley, lemon juice, chutney and seasoning. 4.

Mix the flour and curry powder together.

face

A special carmine stick replaced rouge on the cheeks followed by a dusting of face powder .

The usual smell of long-seated bottoms, of sour shoes, of tobacco muck, of stogies, cologne, face powder .

Once a year she gets her hair permed and once a year she buys face powder .

This corresponds to the fineness of face powder or an average particle size of about $ 0 microns.

It had that mixed smell of face powder , lipstick and everything else that goes into a woman's purse.

Disguise a blemish with a touch of medicated cover-stick, then set with loose face powder .

Corn Silk, a unique super-absorbent superfine face powder that ends oily shine.

She put the books down on the vanity table and with trembling fingers opened her handbag to find her face powder .

keg

Ireland - home, as Joseph called it - had been a powder keg since the Easter Rising three years ago.

The place was a powder keg .

milk

Mix the flour and milk powder together with a little water to make a thin paste.

Add salt and nonfat dry milk powder , whisking rapidly until milk granules are dissolved into a smooth sauce.

Breakfast is tea and muesli, the muesli made with hot water and milk powder .

But the milk powder was ruined, and so, too, were many of the packets of dried soup and flavourings.

Pritchitt's distribution manager Robert Hamilton sees off the consignment of milk powder bound for Bosnia.

The blaze gutted a spray drying area of the factory used for processing skimmed milk powder .

Combine oats, milk powder and baking powder together.

Mix the remaining milk with the cornflour and skimmed milk powder .

mustard

Stir in the seasoning, mustard powder and eggs. 8 Spoon the sauce over the moussaka and sprinkle over the cheese.

Mix the fromage frais with the mustard powder and dill and serve with the salmon.

To gain the maximum flavour, always mix mustard powder to a paste before adding it to recipes.

puff

Always use a clean powder puff .

His second serve is no longer a powder puff .

Tip a little loose powder into the palm of your hand and pat the powder puff into it.

room

When those silly women went to the downstairs powder room , I saw them go.

snow

At other points I broke through the top surface into icy, powder snow below.

And David Goldsmith has also sorted out the best buys in powder snow equipment, so you are prepared for the exhilaration.

He was immediately plucked off and we plunged downwards, drowning in a tidal wave of powder snow .

We went back to the top and made fresh tracks towards Chamonix through windswept powder snow on the Glacier du Geant.

Well, there's a lot of powder snow in Vail, Colorado.

soap

Kausmann is not a fetishist and is much more interested in the couple's relationship than in the efficiency of soap powder .

The few shoppers who are searching for soap powder feel rather awkward.

She's shown us the label so we can recognize the packaged news story like it was a familiar soap powder .

To make soap powder , a liquid is blown through a nozzle.

Some people find a change of soap powder can help, especially a move away from a biological powder.

talcum

If you don't want to splash out on Dry Shampoo, ordinary talcum powder will do the same trick.

Annie felt her hand enclosed in a warm cocoon of talcum powder and smooth baby skin.

The cocaine looked like talcum powder , luminescent in the darkness.

Not a speck of talcum powder , not a smear of soap, on any surface.

Everything smells of talcum powder from a tin that has leaked.

He smelled of aftershave and talcum powder .

Like a baby who's been rolled in warm lotions and talcum powder .

Do not use aerosols or talcum powder .

■ VERB

dust

We continued our work until the fingerprint man arrived to dust that dreadful black powder everywhere.

The process takes a previously printed image which before the ink is dry is dusted with a resinous powder .

What looked like flour-sacks were piled in one section of it, and the floor was dusted with yellowish powder .

grind

But I can tell you that it contains plants' leaves and roots ground into powder .

The seeds are often ground and the resulting powder is a basic ingredient of curry spice mix.

In the brewery the malt is ground into a coarse powder called grist.

mix

It had that mixed smell of face powder , lipstick and everything else that goes into a woman's purse.

We mixed the henna powder with tea, as directed.

To gain the maximum flavour, always mix mustard powder to a paste before adding it to recipes.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

drinking horn/powder horn etc

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I carved my first wide turn through virgin powder , experiencing a transcendence of Buddhist proportions.

In its wake, savoring powder , perfume, lotion and dew from the love-making gone before.

John Denver was adept at metal work and could earn £2: 7s.: 6d. for making powder cans.

Next, a long tapering round metal pricker was inserted so that its point penetrated a short distance into the powder .

Scuffling feet kick up a fine powder that covers the children and everything else.

She spooned coffee powder into it and filled it up with water from the kettle.

That report showed there were more suspects arrested in 1999 on charges involving marijuana than for powder or crack cocaine.

These days, nobody cared what high-grade powder he put up his nose, whom he spent the night with.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

face

Her Committee would teach him a lesson, she promised herself venomously, as she powdered her face .

Earlier she had powdered her face so that it now looked smooth.

She sat up, and, taking out her compact, powdered her face lightly and combed her hair.

Montreal was powdering its face and putting on lipstick while infrastructure was going to pot.

She'd powdered her face and put on a dab of lipstick.

I smoothed a little more powder on my face .

The appalling slowness with which she arranged her hair and powdered her face drove her small nephew almost frantic.

nose

After the main course Vanessa disappeared to powder her nose .

I also notice the fresh lipstick and powdered nose and realize my sister had done as she pleased.

One way or another, I had drunk quite a bit this evening, but I didn't need to powder my nose .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The makeup man rushed forward to powder Zack's face.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At each place was a bowl made from a can that had one contained powdered milk.

Examples are fine sand, powdered clay and ash.

Others reeked of herbs or were powdered with flour.

She is eating a donut, and the powdered sugar makes more spots on her dress.

She sat up, and, taking out her compact, powdered her face lightly and combed her hair.

Sprinkle a little powdered sugar on top.

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