Synonyms

1. powder-post_termite

noun. extremely destructive dry-wood termite of warm regions.

Synonyms

  • Cryptotermes
  • Cryptotermes brevis
  • genus Cryptotermes

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Words that Rhyme with Talcum Powder

  • stauder
  • prouder
  • crowder
  • browder
  • souder
  • louder
  • lauder
  • chowder
  • bauder

Example sentences of the word talcum-powder


1. Noun Phrase
Apply talcum powder to your skin to keep it dry when the weather is humid.

2. Noun Phrase
If you can find the nest or any ant holes, fill those up with talcum powder as well.

3. Noun Phrase
This means that if you are lining a door, it should have talcum powder inside and out.

4. Noun Phrase
Lay the talcum powder in a thin line along the areas that you have targeted.

2. powder-puff

adjective. used of competitive activities in which only women take part.

Antonyms

  • male

3. powder

noun. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized.

Synonyms

  • solid
  • pulverization

Antonyms

  • liquid
  • unwholesome
  • heterogeneous

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. powder

noun. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks.

Synonyms

  • gunpowder

Antonyms

  • diversified
  • hollow

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. powder

noun. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder.

Synonyms

  • toilet powder
  • baby powder
  • face powder
  • toilet articles
  • Goa powder
  • toiletry
  • dusting powder
  • chrysarobin
  • headache powder
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • bath powder
  • araroba
  • medicament
  • aspirin powder
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug
  • soft

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. talcum

noun. ['ˈtælkəm'] a toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture.

Synonyms

  • dusting powder
  • bath powder
  • talc
  • talcum powder

7. talcum

noun. ['ˈtælkəm'] a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder.

Synonyms

  • mineral
  • steatite
  • soaprock
  • rensselaerite
  • French chalk
  • talc
  • soap-rock
  • soapstone

8. powder

verb. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] apply powder to.

Synonyms

  • talc

Antonyms

  • linear
  • planar

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. powder

verb. ['ˈpaʊdɝ'] make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust.

Synonyms

  • powderize
  • pulverize
  • disintegrate
  • powderise

Antonyms

  • unrespectable
  • bad
  • broken
  • clear

Etymology

  • poudre (Middle English (1100-1500))
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