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powdered sugar

noun

Simple Definition of powdered sugar

  • : sugar that has been ground into a fine powder

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of powdered sugar

US

  1. :  sugar that has been ground into a fine powder

Word by Word Definitions

powderplay powdered
  1. :  to sprinkle or cover with or as if with powder

    :  to reduce or convert to powder

    :  to hit very hard

  1. :  matter in a finely divided state :  particulate matter

    :  a preparation in the form of fine particles especially for medicinal or cosmetic use

    :  fine dry light snow

sugarplay
  1. :  a sweet crystallizable material that consists wholly or essentially of sucrose, is colorless or white when pure tending to brown when less refined, is obtained commercially from sugarcane or sugar beet and less extensively from sorghum, maples, and palms, and is important as a source of dietary carbohydrate and as a sweetener and preservative of other foods

    :  any of various water-soluble compounds that vary widely in sweetness, include the monosaccharides and oligosaccharides, and typically are optically active

    :  a unit (as a spoonful, cube, or lump) of sugar

  1. :  to make palatable or attractive :  sweeten

    :  to sprinkle or mix with sugar

    :  to form or be converted into sugar


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