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Overview of noun powder

The noun powder has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (15) powder, pulverization, pulverisation

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

2. (6) 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)

3. (1) powder

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


Overview of verb powder

The verb powder has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverise

(make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains")

2. powder

(apply powder to; "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig")

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