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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
powder /'paudə/
  • danh từ
    • bột; bụi
    • (y học) thuốc bột
    • phấn (đánh mặt)
    • thuốc súng
    • food for powder
      • bia thịt, bia đỡ đạn
    • not worth powder and shot
      • không đáng bắn, không đáng để chiến đấu cho
    • put more powder into it!
      • hãy hăng hái lên một chút nữa nào!
    • smell of powder
      • kinh nghiệm chiến đấu, sự thử thách với lửa đạn
  • ngoại động từ
    • rắc bột lên, rắc lên
      • to powder with salt: rắc muối
    • thoa phấn, đánh phấn (mặt, mũi...)
    • trang trí (bề mặt cái gì...) bằng những điểm nhỏ
    • ((thường) động tính từ quá khứ) nghiền thành bột, tán thành bột
      • powdered sugar: đường bột
      • powdered milk: sữa bột
Concise Dictionary
+a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
+a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
+any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder
+apply powder to
+make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 dust; talc:
I couldn't remember whether the jar contained cornflour or baking powder. She dabbed her body all over with scented powder
2 take a (run-out) powder. run away, abscond, escape, vanish, disappear, Slang Brit scarper, do a moonlight flit, US take it on the lam:
The cops are coming, so I'm taking a powder.
3 pulverize, bray, grind, crush, pound, granulate, triturate, comminute, levigate:
The rocks must first be crushed, then powdered.
4 sprinkle, besprinkle, dust, dredge, cover, coat:
Lightly powder the top of the cake with icing sugar, and it is ready to serve.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U, C] a dry mass of very small fine pieces or grains: chilli powder + lumps of chalk crushed to (a) fine white powder + The snow was like powder. + A wide range of cleaning fluids and powders is available. + The mustard is sold in powder form. + powder skiing (= on fine dry snow)
2 [U] a very fine, soft, dry substance that you can put on your face to make it look smooth and dry: I only use lipstick and a little powder.
Idioms: keep your powder dry (old-fashioned) to remain ready for a possible emergency
take a powder (AmE, informal) to leave suddenly; to run away
+ verb [VN] to put powder on sth: She powdered her face and put on her lipstick.
Idioms: powder your nose (old-fashioned) a polite way of referring to the fact that a woman is going to the toilet/bathroom: I'm just going to powder my nose.(also powder)
+ noun
[U] explosive powder used especially in bombs or FIREWORKS
Collocation Dictionary


fine | chilli, cocoa, coffee, curry, milk | baking | soap, washing | baby, face, talcum


grind sth into
The seeds are ground into a fine powder before use.
| dust sth with, sprinkle on
Before the photo dries, the image is dusted with a special powder.
| dab on, put on
She quickly dabbed some powder on her cheeks.
| add, mix sth with, stir in
Add a teaspoonful of curry powder.




in powder form
The tablets are also available in powder form.

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