powder

/ˈpaʊdɚ/

  • Noun
  • a dry substance made up of very tiny pieces of something
    1. garlic/chili/cocoa powder
    2. The powder is made from the roots of the plant.
    3. Mix together the different powders.
    4. She crushed the peppercorns into a fine powder.
  • a very fine, dry substance that is put on your body or face especially to make it dry or less shiny
    1. The girls put on their lipstick and (face) powder before heading out to the dance.
    2. We're running low on baby powder and diapers.
  • snow that is very light and dry
    1. We woke this morning to several inches of fresh powder on the ground.
    2. powder skiing/snow
  • to be calm and ready for a possible problem in the future
    1. They don't know how the election will turn out, so for now they're just keeping their powder dry.
  • to leave suddenly and quickly
    1. The boys decided to take a powder as soon as they saw there was work to be done.
  • Verb
  • to put powder on (your face or body)
    1. She powdered her face and put on lipstick.

Những từ liên quan với POWDER

grain, pulverize, grate, meal, pound, particle, crunch, bray, film, cover, smash, pounce, crumb, grit, dust