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  • adj. which has been made into a powder
  • adj. which has been covered with powder (typically referring to makeup)
  • adj. Sprinkled with salt; salted; corned.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of powder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Reduced to a powder; sprinkled with, or as with, powder.
  • adj. Sprinkled with salt; salted; corned.
  • adj. Same as Semé.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the appearance of powder, or of a surface covered with fine powder: as, a powdered glaze in porcelain; in zoology, marked as if powdered or dusted over: as, the powdered quaker, Tæniocampa gracilis, a moth; the powdered wainscot, Simyra venosa, a moth.
  • Ornamented with a small pattern, as a flower or the like, continually repeated.
  • In heraldry, same as semé.
  • Burnt in smoking, as a herring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. consisting of fine particles

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