There are 2 translations of powder in Spanish:

powder1

Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊdər; ˈpaʊdə(r)/

n

  • 1 u 1.1 (dust) polvo (m) (before n) in powder form en polvo 1.2 (snow) nieve (f) en polvo
  • 2 u
    (gun powder)
    pólvora (f) to keep one's powder dry [colloquial/familiar] no gastar pólvora en gallinazos or (Esp) en salvas or (RPl) en chimangos (before n) powder horn chifle (m)

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There are 2 translations of powder in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 (cover) empolvar to powder one's face empolvarse la cara to powder one's nose retocarse* el maquillaje she's gone to powder her nose [euphemism/eufemismo] ha ido a lavarse las manos [eufemismo/euphemism] flecks of gray powdered his hair tenía el pelo salpicado de gris
  • 2 2.1 (grind, pulverize) pulverizar* 2.2
    (powdered past p)
    [milk/eggs] en polvo powdered sugar (AmE) azúcar (m) or (f) glas or glasé, azúcar (m) or (f) flor (Chi) , azúcar (m) or (f) impalpable (RPl) , azúcar (m) or (f) en polvo (Col)

vi

  • reducirse* a un polvo

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