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English definition of “powder”

powder

noun [C, U]     /ˈpaʊdər/
B1 a dry substance made of many small , loose grains : curry powder face powderThe state of matter
powdered adjective in the form of a powder: powdered milk / sugar → See also talcum powderToiletry and perfumesThe state of matter
(Definition of powder noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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