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powder room

  
     ( powder rooms    plural  ) A powder room is a room for women in a public building such as a hotel, where they can use the toilet, have a wash, or put on make-up.  
FORMAL      n-count  
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powder     ( powders    plural & 3rd person present)   ( powdering    present participle)   ( powdered    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-mass   Powder consists of many tiny particles of a solid substance.  
The wood turns to powder in his fingers., ...a fine white powder., ...cocoa powder.     
2       verb   If a woman powders her face or some other part of her body, she puts face powder or talcum powder on it.  
She powdered her face and applied her lipstick and rouge.      V n  
...the old woman's powdered face.      V-ed  
3       n-uncount   Powder is very fine snow.  
oft N n  
...a day's powder skiing.     
4   
    baking powder  
    chilli powder  
    curry powder  
    talcum powder  
    washing powder  


baking powder        ( baking powders    plural  ) Baking powder is an ingredient used in cake making. It causes cakes to rise when they are in the oven.      n-mass  
chilli powder      , chili powder  
Chilli powder is a very hot-tasting powder made mainly from dried chillies. It is used in cooking.      n-uncount  
curry powder        ( curry powders    plural  ) Curry powder is a powder made from a mixture of spices. It is used in cooking, especially when making curry.      n-mass  
face powder        ( face powders    plural  ) Face powder is a very fine soft powder that you can put on your face in order to make it look smoother.      n-mass   (=powder)  
mustard powder     
Mustard powder is a yellow powder. You add hot water to it in order to make mustard.      n-uncount  
powder blue      , powder-blue  
Something that is powder blue is a pale greyish-blue colour.      colour  
powder keg        ( powder kegs    plural  ) , powder-keg   If you describe a situation or a place as a powder keg, you mean that it could easily become very dangerous.      n-count  
Unless these questions are solved, the region will remain a powder keg.     
powder room        ( powder rooms    plural  ) A powder room is a room for women in a public building such as a hotel, where they can use the toilet, have a wash, or put on make-up.  
FORMAL      n-count  
talcum powder     
Talcum powder is fine powder with a pleasant smell which people put on their bodies after they have had a bath or a shower.      n-uncount  
washing powder        ( washing powders    plural  ) Washing powder is a powder that you use with water to wash clothes.  
  (BRIT)      n-mass  
in AM, usually use soap powder, laundry detergent     

Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  

Collins

powder

  

      n  
1    dust, fine grains, loose particles, pounce, talc  
      vb  
2    crush, granulate, grind, pestle, pound, pulverize  
3    cover, dredge, dust, scatter, sprinkle, strew  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

powder room n.
toilet
for ladies

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n.
one who designs a room interior
exp.
there is something really obvious that no one talks about
n.
a room or place equipped for cooking.
I will cook in the kitchen.
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
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