Translation of powder in Spanish:


polvo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpaʊdər//ˈpaʊdə/


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    • 1.1(dust)

      polvo masculine
      before noun in powder form en polvo
      • After a quick dusting with fine aluminium powder, a clear print is taken and she compares it with a chart of trainer footprints.
      • He slowly rolls to his feet, blinks, and brushes the white ash-like powder off himself.
      • Dust with translucent powder using a large brush.
      • The sand, as Sam had said, was indeed, soft as powder and oozed cool and comfortingly through his bare toes.
      • Sift 2 cups of icing sugar and 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder into a bowl.
      • Dried manure ground into fine powder by hooves and wagon wheels puffed up into the air and its pungent smell filled the town and drifted far outside the town.
      • The thickness of the laminae increased with the size of the particles of the fine powder, but not to any great extent as follows.
      • The sand here is as fine as baby powder and blows up at a moments notice at the slightest movement of wind.
      • The final grinding again produces an extremely fine powder and close proximity of potentially reactive substances.
      • They can then be pounded to pieces and made into fine powder through repeated grinding in water.
      • It was white and soft like powder, but it carried an aroma that could only be distinguished with the ocean.
      • The frozen mycelia were ground into fine powder with a mortar and pestle.
      • Wet your toothbrush, dip it into the powder, and then brush your teeth and rinse as usual.
      • What's the official term for the fine powder shed by muesli, and remaining at the end of the sack?
      • Crush the seeds to a fine powder with a pestle and mortar.
      • All that was left behind him was a fine, crushed multi-colored powder.
      • This substance was ground into powder, rendered to paste, and then used, for example, as body paint.
      • The remaining cake, still containing a varying percentage of cocoa butter, is broken into smaller pieces to be sold as cocoa cake or ground into a fine cocoa powder.
      • Whole leaves ground to a fine spice-like powder can be used as seasoning or in backing recipes for breads, cookies, cakes, and muffins.
      • Polishing on a brush wheel with putty powder retained the crispness and grain marks of the stone wheels but acid polishing removes all these signs and tends to round off the edges of the cuts.

    • 1.2(snow)

      nieve en polvo feminine
      • After dinner, walk outside, take a deep breath of the pine-scented air, and enjoy the moonlight on ponderosa trunks that peek through a layer of fresh powder snow, and the inky mountains in the distance.
      • Since the epic dump last week, the weather has warmed a little, and we have received nothing but sleet and rain, which has turned the once fluffy powder snow into granulated sugar snow.
      • You want lots and lots of freshly fallen powder?
      • Yet all was not powder snow twinkling in a rosy sunrise, and morale continued at a low ebb.
      • In order to prevent wet powder snow from sticking to the dirt that works its way into the tread pattern, the kick zone especially needs to stay clean.
      • Few of the massed ranks of skiers discussing last night's disco at the restaurant get to know the delights of skiing over fresh powder.
      • There are fantastic conditions in the US and Canada, where new snow and fresh powder make perfect skiing.
      • Examination of forage craters indicated that caribou had to contend with only a few centimetres of soft powder snow with a loose granular base.
      • I chose my line of untracked snow and pushed off, testing my telemark turns in the knee-deep powder.
      • There was something about the newly falling powder snow that created a haven, erasing all the difficulties the past few weeks had presented and allowed it to be just me and the perfect world outside.
      • Janet trudged through the freshly fallen silent shroud of powder.
      • Are you thinking about whether your toboggan is made of wood or Plexiglas, or whether the snow is deep powder or sleet?
      • I realized that the effects of riding on powder snow would be very similar to riding on water.
      • I have only skied on them for one day and mostly in heavy snow, not powder.
      • His only accompaniment was the soft hiss of snow passing beneath his skis and the low whistle of the wind as it shaped the loose powder.
      • I seldom ski steep winter powder, and I'm careful about which days I go out.
      • Colorado: the name conjures up images of deep powder, clear blue skies and great skiing.
      • Gradually the sun warms up and then, finally, a band of bright, pale gold hits the snow and the fresh powder begins to sparkle beneath your skis.
      • He was sitting in loose powder snow on a steep slope and there was no way he could anchor himself to the mountain.
      • The sun shone in a clear blue sky, and powder snow sparkled below us.

  • 2gun powder

    pólvora feminine
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    • 3.1Pharmacology

      polvos masculine
      • As well as tinctures, homeopathic remedies are available as sugar-based tablets, pills, granules and powders to be taken by mouth, and some also come as creams or ointments to be applied directly to the skin.
      • The leaves and seeds, which mature in long pods, are used to prepare extracts or powders for medicinal use.
      • Well, unfortunately, is that this drug does not come in pill form, or as a powder or liquid.
      • Do not use teething lotions, powders, whiskey, or paregoric (because it has opium in it).
      • Pills, powders, caplets, tablets, tinctures, oils and herb formulas can aid good health, but only if they're supplemental to a good diet.

    • 3.2face powder

      polvo (de tocador) masculine
      polvos (de tocador) masculine
      before noun powder compact polvera feminine

    • 3.3talcum powder

      polvos de talco masculine
      talco masculine Latin America

transitive verb

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    to powder one's face empolvarse la cara
    • to powder one's nose retocarse el maquillaje
    • she's gone to powder her nose ha ido a lavarse las manos
    • flecks of gray powdered his hair tenía el pelo salpicado de gris
    • The baby lay in front of her, powdered with plaster dust, and she pulled the child to her.
    • The dance floor was freshly powdered for slippery Motown spins.
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    • 2.1(grind, pulverize)

      • Don't use an airtight one, otherwise the humidity inside will dampen the dry powdered ingredients.
      • Here the herb is powdered and pressed into gelatin capsules or pills.
      • Add whipped cream and powdered chocolate or vanilla to taste.
      • The Japanese drink powdered green tea, the bancha, in the form of an elaborate religious ceremony.
      • Other popular substances are powdered flowers and herbs or grains.
      • The herbs are powdered, and then mixed into a paste made with ground fruits and nuts, nut butters, and honey.
      • Mix 1,000 mg of each powdered herb into 1 ounce of ghee, a clarified butter, and use all of it as a cooking oil.
      • Sample was prepared by powdering the pills and passing through the mesh.
      • The grains of some finely powdered ingredients also have this property, including mustard powder - which is why, when making mayonnaise, mustard is added to the egg yolk before mixing in the oil.
      • In Trinidad, you can buy powdered coconut milk: and measurements in this post are based on this form of coconut milk.
      • On one of the drops, our team received a package containing powdered coffee and chocolate, a real treat.
      • Crack cocaine is a much different substance than powdered cocaine.
      • Shoe odour can be eliminated by sprinkling bicarbonate of soda or dry, powdered herbs, such as chamomile, in the shoes each evening.
      • When powdered slate is mixed with limestone it makes a good cement.
      • A delicious sweet version can be made by mixing the ground black sesame with honey or dry powdered pure sugar cane juice extract.
      • You can even make your own natural insect repellent with a little liquid soap, powdered cayenne pepper, onion, garlic, and water mixed in a spray bottle.
      • Using a bamboo whisk, thick tea is prepared by mixing powdered green tea with just enough water to produce the proper consistency.
      • Buy powdered garden lime and dust it over the entire yard, especially where your pet's house is.
      • With sources of potable water impaired, powdered milk is unusable in these circumstances, leaving the drink box the only source of milk for children and pregnant women.
      • It seemed to me like a palace floor, strewn with roses and powdered gold.

    • 2.2powdered past participle

      (eggs/milk) en polvo
      powdered sugar azúcar glas / glasé feminine

intransitive verb

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    reducirse a un polvo