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Dust with a little cocoa powder and serve. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now add in the extra sugar and the ginger powder and mix through. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was more smoke than flames but she still filled the cabin with white powder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dust some cocoa powder all over the mixture and then scatter over some hazelnuts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other common allergies are to pollen, house dust mites and chemicals such as washing powder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A man who sold washing powder while passing it off as cocaine ended up in court charged with fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Flavour and heat come from two little jars that most kitchens collect along the way: curry powder and chilli powder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's also great for picking up any loose powder that's dropped from the brow. The Sun (2016)One day might be moguls, another day powder, or an introduction to snowboarding. The Sun (2016)Add tinned tomatoes, chilli powder and ground cumin, then season with pepper. The Sun (2016)Rub the salt and chilli powder over the steaks and set aside. Times, Sunday Times (2008)White powder had been sprinkled along streets and river bank. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)Street use of amphetamines is likely to be in powder form. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)The soft cream blush turns into powder upon application and is guaranteed to last the day. The Sun (2014)Use a sheer loose powder to lock it in place. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Remove and stir in the cocoa powder until dissolved. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sift the flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl. The Sun (2015)Reports come in of glorious fresh powder and crazy queues. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was the unmistakable look of guilt and the white powder around his mouth betrayed the cause. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)These chemicals are also found in washing powder and certain beauty products. The Sun (2016)Choosing a football club is not like choosing a soap powder or a brand of razor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Remove from the heat and stir in the pepper or chilli powder. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Sprinkle with chilli powder and a little squeeze of lime juice and some salt. The Sun (2013)Some drugs are snorted up the nose in powder form. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)The powders are very fine and the strong pigment delivers a flash of citrus. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then press the tissue against your lips and dust loose powder over it using a powder brush. The Sun (2010)Pour the mix into bowls and finish with a dust of cocoa powder. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Add the sifted flour and cocoa powder and mix through well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tissue is removed from the acid and turned into powder which patients then put on their wound. The Sun (2008)Constant offshore Siberian breezes bring huge quantities of fresh powder snow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Want to ditch your face powder now the weather's warmer? The Sun (2014)Apply your foundation as normal, then buff face powder over your eyelids for the perfect base. The Sun (2014)Two: think of make-up and you either imagine a lipstick or a powder compact. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If it's a powder day, head straight for the lifts. The Sun (2014)
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British English: powder /ˈpaʊdə/ NOUN
Powder consists of many tiny particles of a solid substance.
Her face was covered with white powder.
- American English: powder
- Arabic: مَسْحُوق
- Brazilian Portuguese: pó
- Chinese: 粉
- Croatian: puder
- Czech: prášek
- Danish: krudt
- Dutch: poeder
- European Spanish: polvo partículas
- Finnish: jauhe
- French: poudre
- German: Pulver
- Greek: σκόνη
- Italian: polvere
- Japanese: 粉
- Korean: 가루
- Norwegian: pudder
- Polish: proszek
- European Portuguese: pó
- Romanian: pudră
- Russian: порошок
- Spanish: polvo talco
- Swedish: pulver
- Thai: ผง
- Turkish: toz
- Ukrainian: порошок
- Vietnamese: bột
British English: powder VERB
If a woman powders her face or some other part of her body, she puts face powder or talcum powder on it.
She powdered her face and applied her lipstick and rouge.
Definition of powder from the Collins English Dictionary
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