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powders, plural;
  1. Apply powder to (the face or body)
    • - she powdered her face and put on a dab of perfume
  2. Sprinkle or cover (a surface) with powder or a powdery substance
    • - broken glass powdered the floor
    • - high cheekbones powdered with freckles
  3. Reduce (a substance) to a powder by drying or crushing it
    • - then the rose petals are dried and powdered
  1. Fine dry particles produced by the grinding, crushing, or disintegration of a solid substance
    • - when the powder is mixed with water, it becomes a creamy white paste
    • - cocoa powder
    • - crush the poppy seeds to a powder
  2. A cosmetic in this form designed to be applied to a person's face with a brush or soft pad

  3. A medicine or drug in this form, usually designed to be dissolved in a liquid

  4. Light, dry, newly fallen snow
    • - powder skiing

  1. a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
  2. powderize: make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains"
  3. apply powder to; "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig"
  4. gunpowder: a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
  5. any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder
  6. (powdered) consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding"
  7. The Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) is the W3C recommended method for describing web resources. It specifies a protocol for publishing metadata about Web resources using RDF, OWL, and HTTP.
  8. Powder were a Britpop band who existed between 1994 and 1997 and released three singles on Parkway Records. Signed in late 1994 by well known music Public Relations agents John Best and Phill Savidge, they were the first band on the label. ...
  9. Powder is a 1995 film directed by Victor Salva, about a boy, nicknamed "Powder", with incredible intellect, telepathy, and paranormal powers. ...
  10. Cornwall was from Anglo-Saxon times until the 19th century divided into hundreds, some with the suffix shire as in Pydarshire, East and West Wivelshire and Powdershire which were first recorded as names between 1184-1187. In the Cornish language the word for "hundred" is keverang (pl. ...
  11. Several student characters attend the fictional school South Park Elementary in the animated television show South Park. The school is one of the most prominent settings on the show, the narrative of which revolves mostly around the students.
  12. A powder is a dry, bulk solid composed of a large number of very fine particles that may flow freely when shaken or tilted. Powders are a special sub-class of granular materials, although the terms powder and granular are sometimes used to distinguish separate classes of material. ...
  13. The fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or into which it falls by decay; dust; An explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, etc. ...
  14. (Powdered) milk is made from skimmed milk. Whole milk is hardly ever made into powder because the fat in it becomes oxidized by exposure to the air and tastes unpleasant. Even skimmed milk suffers from this trouble to some extent. ...
  15. (Powdered) A glove that is dusted with corn starch for moisture absorption and easy donning.
  16. (Powdered) or granulated: The incense material is broken down into finer bits. This incense burns quickly and provides a short period of intense smells.
  17. (Powdering) Partial or total disintegration of the floor finish film resulting in fine, light-colored dust. It is the result of abrasion of the surface during burnishing or from heavy traffic. Be sure the floor pad being used is not too aggressive for the finish being used.
  18. (Powdering) A condition where a fine dust occurs on the finished floor surface, often obvious when tracked onto adjacent carpeting. Often, powdering is due to dust settling out where construction or other sources of dust are present. ...
  19. (Powdering) The act of getting out of the ring forcefully.
  20. (Powdering) This normally occurs to emulsion polishes when the floor has not been correctly prepared prior to application of the new polish. It can also happen when harsh nylon floor pads are used.
  21. fashion of powdering wigs. Aka as poudrage and accommodage.
  22. (Powders) are medicinal herbal remedies in a pulverized state.
  23. To see powder in your dreams, denotes unscrupulous people are dealing with you. You may detect them through watchfulness.
  24. Fresh, dry and lightweight snow that for many is the Holy Grail of skiing and snowboarding. Large amounts of fresh powder make for epic skiing conditions.
  25. Fresh, dry, light snow that hasn't been groomed.