Powdered
Powder Pow"der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Powdered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Powdering}.] [F. poudrer.] 1. To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to comminute; to pulverize; to triturate. [1913 Webster]

2. To sprinkle with powder, or as with powder; to be sprinkle; as, to powder the hair. [1913 Webster]

A circling zone thou seest Powdered with stars. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To sprinkle with salt; to corn, as meat. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Powdered — Pow dered, a. 1. Reduced to a powder; sprinkled with, or as with, powder. [1913 Webster] 2. Sprinkled with salt; salted; corned. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Powdered beef, pickled meats. Harvey. [1913 Webster] 3. (Her.) Same as {Sem[ e]}. Walpole.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • powdered — pow|dered [ paudərd ] adjective in the form of powder: powdered sugar powdered milk a. covered with powder: He kissed her powdered cheek …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • powdered — [[t]pa͟ʊdə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A powdered substance is one which is in the form of a powder although it can come in a different form. There are only two tins of powdered milk left. ...powdered gelatine …   English dictionary

  • powdered — adjective a) which has been made into a powder powdered milk b) which has been covered with powder (typically referring to makeup) powdered ladies …   Wiktionary

  • powdered — adjective 1 produced or sold in the form of a powder: powdered milk 2 covered with powder: powdered hair …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • powdered — UK [ˈpaʊdə(r)d] / US [ˈpaʊdərd] adjective a) in the form of powder powdered milk b) covered with powder He kissed her powdered cheek …   English dictionary

  • powdered — adj. Powdered is used with these nouns: ↑milk, ↑sugar, ↑wig …   Collocations dictionary

  • powdered — pow|dered [ˈpaudəd US ərd] adj 1.) produced or sold in the form of a powder ▪ powdered milk 2.) covered with powder …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • powdered — [ˈpaʊdəd] adj in the form of powder powdered milk[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • powdered — adjective consisting of fine particles (Freq. 6) powdered cellulose powdery snow pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding • Syn: ↑powdery, ↑pulverized, ↑pulverised, ↑s …   Useful english dictionary

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