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Synonyms for POWDER
ˈpaʊ dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. powder, pulverization, pulverisation(noun)

    a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, grind, powder, mill, pulverization, gunpowder

  2. gunpowder, powder(noun)

    a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, powder, pulverization, gunpowder

  3. powder(verb)

    any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, pulverization, gunpowder

  4. powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverise(verb)

    make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust

    "pulverize the grains"

    Synonyms:
    pulverise, demolish, powderise, powder, pulverize, powderize

  5. powder(verb)

    apply powder to

    "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig"

    Synonyms:
    powderise, pulverize, powderize, pulverise

Wiktionary

  1. powder(verb)

    To reduce to fine particles.

    Synonyms:
    pound, pulverize, triturate, grind, comminute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. powder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dust, pulverized substance

  2. powder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gunpowder

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. powder(n)

    Synonyms:
    dust, pulverulence, cosmetic, rouge, pounce, efflorescence

  2. powder(v)

    Synonyms:
    pulverize, triturate, comminute, levigate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    powdered, gunpowder, powders, dust, cordite, talc, gsr, fan, fanling, keg

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. powder

    Synonyms:
    Chinese medicine San

How to pronounce POWDER?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say POWDER in sign language?

  1. powder

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How to use POWDER in a sentence?

  1. Ben Le Brun:

    A lot of traders are keeping their powder dry in front of non-farm payroll data - it's the number one (indicator) in terms of crude consumers.

  2. Chester William Nimitz:

    A ship is always referred to as 'she' because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.

  3. Benjamin Fanger:

    We do have enough dry powder to participate in the opportunities that we're seeing right now. That said, I do expect to raise the next fund this year.

  4. Karl Turner:

    It is difficult to get certain things in Egypt apparently so she'd taken talcum powder, shaving gel and razorblades and all sorts of things, Karl Turner told the BBC. Clearly, [ she was ] very, very nave. The family describe Laura to me as somebody who is very nave.

  5. Mario Barnard:

    A couple of months ago I met Jean and Leah (of Gourmet Grubb) and they've got the same problem as me, where we don't like the insect as it is in its whole form, so we decided to do it in a powder form and make gourmet dishes.


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