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Dictionary definition for: Powder

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

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

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

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

5. (n) any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a powder

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