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English definition of “washing powder”

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washing powder

noun [C]
 
UK ( US laundry detergent)
a soap in the form of a powder that is used to wash clothesCleaning agents
Translations of “washing powder”
in Korean 세제…
in Arabic مَسحوق غَسيل…
in Portuguese sabão em pó…
in Catalan detergent en pols…
in Japanese (洗濯用)洗剤…
in Italian detersivo in polvere…
in Russian стиральный порошок…
in Turkish çamaşır tozu, çamaşır deterjanı…
in Polish proszek do prania…
(Definition of washing powder from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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