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powder
British English: /ˈpaʊdə/
American English: /ˈpaʊdər/

Translation of powder in German:

noun

  • 2
    (cosmetic)
    Puder, der
    put powder on one's face
    sich Dat. das Gesicht pudern
  • 4
    (gunpowder)
    Pulver, das
    keep one's powder dry
    [figurative]
    sein Pulver trocken halten
    he/it is not worth powder and shot
    [figurative]
    er ist keinen Schuss Pulver wert [colloquial]/es ist die Mühe nicht wert

transitive verb

  • 2 (reduce to powder)
    zu Pulver verarbeiten (Milch, Eier)
    powdered milk
    Milchpulver, das
    Trockenmilch, die
    powdered eggs
    Eipulver, das
    Trockenei, das
    powdered sugar

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