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powder

 
Noun powder has 3 senses
  1. powder, pulverization, pulverisation - a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    --1 is a kind of solid
    Derived forms: verb powder2, verb powderize2
  2. gunpowder, powder - a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    --2 is a kind of explosive
  3. powder - any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a powder
    --3 is a kind of
    toiletry, toilet article, toiletries; medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
    --3 has particulars:
     araroba, Goa powder, chrysarobin; aspirin powder, headache powder; baby powder; Dover's powder; face powder; toilet powder, bath powder, dusting powder
    Derived form: verb powder1
Verb powder has 2 senses
  1. powder - apply powder to; "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig"
    --1 is one way to
    make up
    Derived forms: noun powder3, noun powderer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverise - make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains"
    --2 is one way to disintegrate
    Derived form: noun powder1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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