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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
soap powder
▪ Kausmann is not a fetishist and is much more interested in the couple's relationship than in the efficiency of soap powder.
▪ She's shown us the label so we can recognize the packaged news story like it was a familiar soap powder.
▪ Some people find a change of soap powder can help, especially a move away from a biological powder.
▪ The few shoppers who are searching for soap powder feel rather awkward.
▪ To make soap powder, a liquid is blown through a nozzle.
soap powder

n. soap in powdered form mixed with alkaline builders [syn: built-soap powder, washing powder]

Usage examples of "soap powder".

Instead, I went to the sink nearest me, the one in the autopsy suite where there was a metal dispenser filled with the same grainy, gray soap powder used throughout the rest of the building.

I ain't some fucking traveling salesman peddling a new kinda soap powder.

I have to have detergent for the dishwasher and washing machine, soap powder, paper napkins, toilet paper.

With his anxious, lined, somewhat petulant face, and his brushed-forward blue-grey hair, Paul looked like one of those once-famous television personalities who eke out a middle-aged existence advising housewives to buy soap powder in television commercials.