English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "powder"

To make additional colors of paint, you simply have to mix the different powders together, and add waterPolice found a small quantity of white powder in the man's pocket, which they believed to be cocaine.

To make additional colors of paint, you simply have to mix the different powders together, and add water.

Don't put too much cocoa powder in your milk or it will be too thick.

The mountain was covered in fresh powder, and we skied all day.

The entire town was covered in a fine gray powder following the eruption of the volcano.

The old woman powdered her face, and put on her lipstick.

The Japanese actor had a white powdered face, and brightly colored make-up.

We skied in the most beautiful powder you could imagine.

Cocoa powder is made from a paste prepared from cocoa beans.

The powder used in cannons was of a larger grain than the powder used in pistols.

The recipe for the black powder used in guns and cannons was developed in China around the ninth century.

Don't buy liquid soap for the washing machine; I prefer the powder.

Andr- Maurois once said that we owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity; gun powder and romantic love.

There is evidence to suggest that ginger root is effective against motion sickness and nausea when taken in powdered form.

An American newscaster was sent envelopes containing an unknown powder which was later discovered to be the anthrax virus.

In medieval Europe, powdered gold was mixed into drinks to comfort sore limbs.

A Greek proverb notes that a fat belly did not invent gun powder.


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