- powder is part of the Basic English 850.
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- (uncountable) Powder is the small parts that are made from any dry substance that is pounded, or ground into dust.
- Flour is a powder.
- When it's very cold, the snow is like powder.
- (countable) A powder is an explosive mixture used in blasting.
- (transitive) If you powder something, you reduce something to small parts.
- (transitive) If you powder something, you put powder on it.