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powder / polvo
 
powder   [ˈpaʊdər]
A. -noun   polvo (m)
(=face powder, talcum powder)   polvos masculine plural
(=gun powder)   pólvora (f)
·a fine white powder
·un polvillo blanco
·to grind something to (a) powder
·reducir algo a polvo
a. to keep one'noun powder dry   no gastar la pólvora en salvas,   reservarse para mejor ocasiónoun
B. -transitive verb
1. (=reduce to powder)   pulverizar,   reducir a polvo
2. (=dust)   (with face powder, talcum powder)   empolvar   (culinary, cooking )   (with flour, icing sugar)   espolvorear   (with   de)
·to powder one'noun nose
(literally)   empolvarse la nariz   euphemism   ir al baño
·the ground was powdered with snow
·el terreno estaba salpicado de nieve
C. -intransitive verb   pulverizarse,   hacerse polvo
D. -compound
·powder blue   -noun   azul (m) pálido
·powder compact   -noun   polvera (f)
·powder horn   -noun   chifle (m),   cuerno (m) de pólvora
·powder keg   -noun   barril (m) de pólvora
·the country is a powder keg
·el paínoun es un polvorínoun
·powder magazine   -noun   santabárbara (f)
·powder puff   -noun   borla (f)
·powder room   -noun   tocador (m),   aseos masculine plural (de señora)
·powder room
·señoras
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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