Powder

Powder may refer to:

  • Powder (substance), material composed of very fine particles that are not cemented together

Several powdery substances are known colloquially as "powder":

  • Baking powder, a leavening agent
  • Cocaine
  • Fine snowfall
  • Gunpowder, the explosive powder used as a propellant
  • Laundry detergent in powder form
  • Powdered milk, a milk powder made from dried milk solids
  • Cosmetic powders such as face powder and body or talcum powders
  • Various dry chemical fire extinguishing agents

Powder may also refer to:

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Famous quotes containing the word powder:

    We are powerless,
    dust and powder fill our lungs
    our bodies blunder
    through doors twisted on hinges.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)

    Despite my asbestos gloves,
    the cough is filling me with black,
    and a red powder seeps through my veins....
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Uncle Ben’s brass bullet-mould
    And powder horn, and Major Bogan’s face
    Above the fire, in the half-light, plainly said
    There’s naught to kill but the animated dead;
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)