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Significado de “powder” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "powder" - Diccionario Inglés

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powdernoun

uk   /ˈpaʊ.dər/ us   /ˈpaʊ.dɚ/
B1 [C or U] a loose, dry substance that consists of extremely small pieces, usually made by breaking something up and crushing it: curry/chilli powder talcum powder A packet of white powder was found and police scientists are analysing it. You'll get more flavour from the spices if you grind them into a powder.UK Why are there so many adverts for washing powders on TV? You can buy milk in powder form.
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[U] a soft, dry substance that is spread over the skin of the face, in order to stop the skin from looking shiny: face powder Dust the face lightly with powder.
[U] fallen snow that is loose and dry and has not begun to melt: I love skiing in deep powder.

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powdery
adjective uk   /ˈpaʊ.dər.i/ us   /ˈpaʊ.dɚ.i/
The snow was fresh and powdery.

powderverb [T]

uk   /ˈpaʊ.dər/ us   /ˈpaʊ.dɚ/
(Definition of powder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "powder" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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powdernoun [C/U]

us   /ˈpɑʊ·dər/
a loose, dry substance of extremely small pieces, usually made by breaking up something into smaller parts and crushing them
Powder is also any of various loose, dry, usually pleasant-smelling substances that people put on their skin as a help in healing or as makeup: [U] talcum powder
Powder is also gunpowder.
(Definition of powder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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