powder englannista suomeksi
pulveri, puuteri, jauhe
jauhaa hienoksi, hienontaa
The fine particles which are the result of reducing dry substance by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or the result of decay; dust.
(RQ:Shakespeare Titus Andronicu)
- Grind their bones to powder small.
A mixture of fine dry, sweet-smelling particles applied to the face or other body parts, to reduce shine or to alleviate chaffing.
An explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, etc.; gunpowder.
(ellipsis of) Light, dry, fluffy snow.
(ellipsis of) The colour blue.
25 October 2016, Bettina Elias Siegel writing in ''New York Times'', ''Should the Food Industry Sneak Vegetables Into Food?''
- In desperation, they dried fruits and vegetables in an old food dehydrator they had, then used their coffee grinder to powder the produce...
To sprinkle with powder, or as if with powder.
''to powder one's hair''
23 March 2016, Seth Augenstein in ''Laboratory Equipment'', ''FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Surgical Gloves, Decades after Documenting Health Dangers''
- Gloves were powdered for more than a century to allow doctors and surgeons to slip them on more easily.
1667, Milton|John Milton, ''Paradise Lost''
- A circling zone thou seest / Powdered with stars.
To use powder on the hair or skin.
1778-1787, (w), ''The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay''
- If she is grave, and reads steadily on, she dismisses me, whether I am dressed or not; but at all times she never forgets to send me away while she is powdering, with a consideration not to spoil my clothes
To turn into powder; to become powdery.
1934, Edward Knight, ''The Clinical Journal'' Volume 63
- Ample evidence is brought forward to show that the higher incidence of chronic interstitial nephritis in Queensland is due to lead paint on the verandahs and railings of the houses, which powders easily during the long Australian summer.