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English definition of “powder”


noun [C/U]    /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 noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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