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Another word for powder

  1. To break up into tiny particles

      1. To crush and pound to a fine consistency, as in a mortar.
      2. To spread (ink) thinly over a surface.
      3. To crush or pound into a powder, as in a mortar
      1. To put down with force; subdue:
      2. To press between two opposing forces so as to break or injure; put out of shape or condition by pressure; squeeze together; crumple
      3. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
      1. To segment into tiny grains or particles.
      2. (Intransitive) To collect or be formed into grains.
      3. To form into grains or granules.
      1. To produce mechanically or without inspiration:
      2. To crush, pulverize, or reduce to powder by friction, especially by rubbing between two hard surfaces:
      3. To operate by turning the crank of
      1. To produce or process mechanically in a mill:
      2. To grind, pulverize, or break down into smaller particles in a mill:
      3. To grind or otherwise process in a mill or other machine.
      1. To overwhelm or defeat utterly:
      2. To crush, grind, etc. into a powder or dust
      3. To be crushed, ground, etc. into powder or dust
      1. To rub, crush, grind, or pound into fine particles or a powder; pulverize.
      2. To mix two solid reactants by repeated grinding and stirring.
      3. To break up biological tissue into individual cells via passage through a narrow opening such as a hypodermic needle.
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  2. To scatter or release in drops or small particles

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    keep one's powder dry

  1. take-a-powder