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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A dry substance in the form of fine particles like dust, made by crushing or grinding.

Usage examples (36)
  • Global poverty is a powder keg that could be ignited by our indifference.
  • Chlorinated lime powder, bleaching powder+/- 25% active chlorine
  • They are like a regular chocolate chip cookie except that cocoa powder is added to make the dough chocolately brown.
  • "And soon," said Abby Foxwell, "for I don't know what we'll do a whole day without water, and our powder is about gone." for more
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