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Spanish translation of “powder”

powder

noun /ˈpaudə/
any substance in the form of fine particles
polvo
soap powder milk powder.
a special kind of substance in this form, used as a cosmetic etc
polvos
face powder talcum powder.
formerly, gunpowder
pólvora
powder and shot.
powdered adjective in the form of fine particles of dust
en polvo
powdered chocolate.
powdery adjective like powder
como polvo, en polvo; polvoriento
powdery soil.
powder puff noun a piece of very soft material used to apply face-powder etc.
borla
powder room noun a women’s restroom.
tocador, lavabo de señoras
(Definition of powder from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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