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Texture RelatedPlay
Used to describe texture that's similar to sand or sawdust, but finer. SlideThe flour was as fine as powder.
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Not Always WhitePlay
Powder isn't always white; its color varies depending on the substance. SlideThe artist used colored powder for the Holi festival.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
The word 'powder' is used metaphorically in expressions like 'powder keg' to indicate volatility. SlideThe intense debate turned the meeting into a powder keg.