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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Powder \Pow"der\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Powdered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Powdering}.] [F. poudrer.]

1. To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to comminute; to pulverize; to triturate.

2. To sprinkle with powder, or as with powder; to be sprinkle; as, to powder the hair.

A circling zone thou seest Powdered with stars. --Milton.

3. To sprinkle with salt; to corn, as meat. [Obs.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Powdered \Pow"dered\, adjective

1. Reduced to a powder; sprinkled with, or as with, powder.

2. Sprinkled with salt; salted; corned. [Obs.]

Powdered beef, pickled meats. --Harvey.

3. (Her.) Same as {Sem['e]}. --Walpole.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding" [syn: {powdered}, {powdery}, {pulverized}, {pulverised}, {small-grained}, {fine-grained}]

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