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powder

US [ˈpaʊdər]
UK [ˈpaʊdə(r)]
  • n.粉末;细面;扑面粉;美容粉
  • v.傅粉;抹粉
  • Web火药;粉剂;药粉
Plural Form:powders  Present Participle:powdering  Past Tense:powdered  
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n.
1.
[u][c]
粉末;细面a dry mass of very small fine pieces or grains
chilli powder
辣椒粉
lumps of chalk crushed to (a) fine white powder
白垩块被碾成白色细粉
The snow was like powder.
雪像粉末一样。
A wide range of cleaning fluids and powders is available.
有各种各样的清洗液和去污粉供应。
The mustard is sold in powder form .
芥末是以粉末状出售的。
2.
[u]
扑面粉;美容粉a very fine, soft, dry substance that you can put on your face to make it look smooth and dry
IDM
keep your powder dry
时刻准备应急;枕戈待旦;有备无患to remain ready for a possible emergency
take a powder
(informal)
突然离开;跑掉;溜掉to leave suddenly; to run away
v.
1.
~ sth
傅粉;抹粉to put powder on sth
She powdered her face and put on her lipstick.
她往脸上搽了粉,又涂上了口红。
IDM
I'm just going to powder my nose.
我想去补补妆。
powder your nose
(女士如厕的委婉说法)补妆,净手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.
我想去补补妆。

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