Found 3 items, similar to Powder.
English → Indonesian
bedak, bubuk, serbuk
English → English
n 1: a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a
solid that has been pulverized [syn: pulverization
2: a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a
75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and
fireworks [syn: gunpowder
3: any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in
the form of a powder
v 1: apply powder to; “She powdered her nose”
; “The King wears a
2: make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust;
“pulverize the grains”
English → English
, n. [OE. poudre, pouldre, F. poudre, OF. also
poldre, puldre, L. pulvis, pulveris: cf. pollen fine flour,
mill dust, E. pollen. Cf. Polverine
1. The fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced
by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or into which it
falls by decay; dust.
Grind their bones to powder small. --Shak.
2. An explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, etc.;
gunpowder. See Gunpowder
, Baking powder
, etc. See under Atlas
(Zo["o]l.), the peculiar dust, or exfoliation,
of powder-down feathers.
(Zo["o]l.), one of a peculiar kind of
modified feathers which sometimes form patches on certain
parts of some birds. They have a greasy texture and a
(Zo["o]l.), a tuft or patch of
, a tube of strong linen, about an inch in
diameter, filled with powder and used in firing mines.
(Naut.), a vessel specially fitted to carry
powder for the supply of war ships. They are usually
painted red and carry a red flag.
, or Powder room
. See Magazine
, a mine exploded by gunpowder. See Mine
(Naut.), a boy formerly employed on war
vessels to carry powder; a powder boy.
. See Dry rot
, under Dry
. See Puff
, v. i.
1. To be reduced to powder; to become like powder; as, some
salts powder easily.
2. To use powder on the hair or skin; as, she paints and
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Powdered
; p. pr. & vb.
.] [F. poudrer.]
1. To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into
a powder; to comminute; to pulverize; to triturate.
2. To sprinkle with powder, or as with powder; to be
sprinkle; as, to powder the hair.
A circling zone thou seest
Powdered with stars. --Milton.
3. To sprinkle with salt; to corn, as meat. [Obs.]