Pow·der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Powdered p. pr. & vb. n. Powdering.]
1. To reduce to fine particles; to pound, grind, or rub into a powder; to comminute; to pulverize; to triturate.
2. To sprinkle with powder, or as with powder; to be sprinkle; as, to powder the hair.
A circling zone thou seest
Powdered with stars. --Milton.
3. To sprinkle with salt; to corn, as meat. [Obs.]
1. Reduced to a powder; sprinkled with, or as with, powder.
2. Sprinkled with salt; salted; corned. [Obs.]
Powdered beef, pickled meats. --Harvey.
3. Her. Same as Semé.
adj : consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery
snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated
sugar by grinding" [syn: powdery, pulverized, pulverised,