Meaning of POWDER in English


vt to sprinkle with salt; to corn, as meat.

2. powder ·vi to use powder on the hair or skin; as, she paints and powders.

3. powder ·vi to be reduced to powder; to become like powder; as, some salts powder easily.

4. powder ·vt to sprinkle with powder, or as with powder; to be sprinkle; as, to powder the hair.

5. powder ·noun an explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, ·etc.; gunpowder. ·see gunpowder.

6. powder ·noun the fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or into which it falls by decay; dust.

7. powder ·vt to reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to comminute; to pulverize; to triturate.

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