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
- 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:
Other articles related to "powder":
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Famous quotes containing the word powder:
“Any gentleman with the slightest chic will give a girl a fifty dollar bill for the powder room.”
—George Axelrod (1922)
“We are powerless,
dust and powder fill our lungs
our bodies blunder
through doors twisted on hinges.”
—Hilda Doolittle (18861961)
“My little bout-town gal has gone
Bout town with powder and blue dye
On her pale lids....”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)