vanishing cream
noun Date: 1916 a cosmetic preparation that is used chiefly as a foundation for face powder

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vanishing cream — {n.} A cosmetic cream for the skin that is used chiefly before face powder. * /Mrs. Jones spread vanishing cream on her face before applying her face powder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • vanishing cream — {n.} A cosmetic cream for the skin that is used chiefly before face powder. * /Mrs. Jones spread vanishing cream on her face before applying her face powder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • vanishing\ cream — noun A cosmetic cream for the skin that is used chiefly before face powder. Mrs. Jones spread vanishing cream on her face before applying her face powder …   Словарь американских идиом

  • vanishing cream — noun a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin • Syn: ↑cold cream, ↑coldcream, ↑face cream • Hypernyms: ↑cream, ↑ointment, ↑emollient …   Useful english dictionary

  • vanishing cream — a cosmetic similar to cold cream but less oily, applied usually to the face and neck as a base, night cream, or moisturizer. * * * …   Universalium

  • vanishing cream — noun dated a cream or ointment that leaves no visible trace when rubbed into the skin …   English new terms dictionary

  • vanishing cream — /ˈvænəʃɪŋ krim/ (say vanuhshing kreem) noun a white foundation cream which becomes colourless on application …   Australian English dictionary

  • vanishing cream — noun A moisturizing lotion intended to remove wrinkles …   Wiktionary

  • cream — n. component of milk 1) to whip cream 2) clotted (BE); double (BE), whipping; ice; single (BE); sour, soured (BE); whipped cream cosmetic 3) to apply cream 4) cold; face; hand; shaving; skin; vanishing cream * * * [kriːm] face hand …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cream — See: VANISHING CREAM …   Dictionary of American idioms

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