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powder

noun [C/U]  /ˈpɑʊ·dər/ us  
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 .
Translations of “powder”
in Korean 가루, 분말…
in Arabic مَسْحوق…
in French poudre…
in Turkish pudra, un…
in Italian polvere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粉,粉末, 化妝用粉,撲麵粉, 粉狀雪,乾細雪…
in Russian порошок, пудра…
in Polish proszek, puder…
in Spanish polvo, polvos, pólvora…
in Portuguese pó…
in German das Pulver, der Puder…
in Catalan pols…
in Japanese 粉, 粉末…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粉,粉末, 化妆用粉,扑面粉, 粉状雪,干细雪…
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