noun see powder I

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  • powderer — See powder. * * * …   Universalium

  • powderer — noun Agent noun of powder; one who powders …   Wiktionary

  • powderer — n. applicator for powder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • powderer — pow·der·er …   English syllables

  • powderer — noun someone who applies or scatters powder • Derivationally related forms: ↑powder • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul …   Useful english dictionary

  • powder — I. verb (powdered; powdering) Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to sprinkle or cover with or as if with powder 2. to reduce or convert to powder 3. to hit very hard intransitive verb 1. to become powder 2. to apply cosme …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • powder — powder1 powderer, n. /pow deuhr/, n. 1. any solid substance reduced to a state of fine, loose particles by crushing, grinding, disintegration, etc. 2. a preparation in this form, as gunpowder or face powder. 3. Also, powder snow. Skiing. loose,… …   Universalium

  • powder — /ˈpaʊdə / (say powduh) noun 1. any solid substance in the state of fine, loose particles, as produced by crushing, grinding, or disintegration; dust. 2. a preparation in this form for some special purpose, as gunpowder, a medicinal powder, a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • powder — [pou′dər] n. [ME poudre < OFr < L pulvis (gen. pulveris), dust: see POLLEN] 1. any dry substance in the form of very fine, dustlike particles, produced by crushing, grinding, etc. 2. a specific kind of powder [bath powder, face powder] 3.… …   English World dictionary

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