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powder
'paʊdər
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder.
  2. A solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized.
  3. A mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks.
(动) As a verb
  1. Apply powder to.
  2. Make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust.
Hyphenationpow•der
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
Matching Results
fěnpowder; cosmetic face powder; food prepared from starch; noodles or pasta made from any kind of flour; whitewash; white; pink
粉末fěnmòfine powder; dust
火药huǒyàogunpowder
尘土chéntǔdust
撒粉sāfěndredge
成粉末chéng fěnmòpowdered
末儿mòrpowder; puree
末子mòzipowder; dust
细粉xìfěnpowder
quǎnpowder; flour, to roll round with the hand, thick congee or porridge
yán(same as U+7814 ) to rub; to grind; to powder, to go the very source; to study; to investigate; to research; to examine; to search into carefully
dānred; pellet; powder; cinnabar
shāgranule; hoarse; raspy; sand; powder; abbr. for Tsar or Tsarist Russia; (Chinese surname)
面子miànziouter surface; outside; honor; reputation; face (as in "losing face"); self-respect; feelings; (medicinal) powder
tip; end; final stage; latter part; inessential detail; powder; dust; opera role of old man
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