Adjective "Powdered" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈpaʊdəd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

In the form of powder.
  1. 'Chop the hazelnuts in a food processor until reduced to tiny chunks, small enough but not so fine as to be powdered.'
  2. 'There are two basic forms of cocaine: powdered and "freebase."'
  3. 'Powdered, dried ginger is also available.'
  4. 'Astragalus is typically prescribed as a dried root, powdered, or in a decoction.'
  5. 'The broth is real, not canned or powdered, and the cheese is melted on thick.'
  6. 'A survey last year claimed more than 80 per cent of Indonesian milk consumption was powdered, compared with less than one per cent in the U.S.'
  7. 'Turmeric for medicinal purposes is most often consumed powdered, in capsules.'
  8. 'Cocaine, more than two million people are using that drug routinely, whether powdered or in rock form as crack.'
  9. 'Until the recent past we never bought anything powdered; we bought the whole spices and ground our own.'
  10. 'However, you should be able to buy glycocyamine as a stand-alone in powdered form at better health-food and supplement retailers.'

Definitions

1. any solid substance reduced to a state of fine, loose particles by crushing, grinding, disintegration, etc.

2. a preparation in this form, as gunpowder or face powder.

3. Also, powder snow. Skiing. loose, usually fresh snow that is not granular, wet, or packed. verb (used with object)

4. to reduce to powder; pulverize.

5. to sprinkle or cover with powder: She powdered the cookies with confectioners' sugar.

6. to apply powder to (the face, skin, etc.) as a cosmetic.

7. to s

More examples(as adjective)

"milks can be powdered."

"woods can be powdered."

"eggs can be powdered."

"sterols can be powdered."

"samples can be powdered."

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Origin

(powder)