powder

  1. a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles
  2. a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks

powder

[n] - a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles 2. [n] - any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a powder 3. [v] - apply powder to, as of one`s nose or other body parts
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Powder

Pow'der noun [ Middle English poudre , pouldre , French poudre , Old French also poldre , puldre , Latin pulvis , pulveris : confer pollen fine flour, mill dust, English pollen . Confer Polverine , Pulverize .] 1.
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Powder

Pow'der transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Powdered ; present participle & verbal noun Powdering .] [ French poudrer .] 1. To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to comminute; to pulv...
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Powder

Pow'der intransitive verb 1. To be reduced to powder; to become like powder; as, some salts powder easily. 2. To use powder on the hair or skin; as, she paints and powders .
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powder

1. The fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or into which it falls by decay; dust. 'Grind their bones to powder small.' (Shak) ... 2. An explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, etc.; gunpowder. See Gunpowder. Atlas powder, Baking powder, etc. See Atlas, Baking, etc. Powder down, a boy form...
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powder

pulverization noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
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powder

(pou´dәr) an aggregation of particles, as that obtained by grinding or rubbing a solid.
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Powder

• (n.) The fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or into which it falls by decay; dust. • (v. t.) To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to comminute; to pulverize; to triturate. • (v. i.) To be reduced to powder; to become like powder; as, some salts ...
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powder

(from the article `pharmaceutical industry`) Other solid dosage forms include powders, lozenges, and suppositories. Powders are mixtures of active drug and excipients that usually are sold in ...
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powder

powder, any mass of fine particles or dust prepared by various mechanical means, e.g., grinding of solid substances, or by chemical means, e.g., precipitation from solutions. In a special sense, the word is applied to powdered propellant explosives, e.g., gunpowder, and to powdered substances that p...
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Powder

Powder is slang for cocaine.
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Powder

Powder is slang for cocaine.
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powder

Type: Term Pronunciation: pow′dĕr Definitions: 1. A dry mass of minute separate particles of any substance. 2. In pharmaceutics, a homogeneous dispersion of finely divided, relatively dry, particulate matter consisting of one or more substances; the degree of fineness of a pow′der is related to passage of the material through stand...
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Powder

Light, ungroomed snow.
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powder

fresh snow
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Powder

[substance] A powder is a dry, bulk solid composed of a large number of very fine particles that may flow freely when shaken or tilted. Powders are a special sub-class of granular materials, although the terms powder and granular are sometimes used to distinguish separate classes of material. In particular, powders refer to those granular m...
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Powder

Fresh, dry and lightweight snow that for many is the Holy Grail of skiing and snowboarding. Large amounts of fresh powder make for epic skiing conditions.
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Powder

Fresh, dry snow, prized by skiers and snowboarders for its lightness.
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