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Spanish translation of “powder”

powder

noun /ˈpaudə/
any substance in the form of fine particles soap powder milk powder. a special kind of substance in this form, used as a cosmetic etc face powder talcum powder. formerly, gunpowder powder and shot. powdered adjective in the form of fine particles of dust
en polvo
powdered chocolate.
powdery adjective like powder powdery soil. powder puff noun a piece of very soft material used to apply face-powder etc. 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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