powdered sugar

noun
a sugar produced by pulverizing granulated sugar, especially a coarser variety used for fruits or cold beverages. Symbol: XX


Origin:
1615–25

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Main Entry:  powdered sugar
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  granulated sugar that has been crushed into a fine powder; also called confectioners' sugar
Usage:  cooking
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Example sentences
Slowly add powdered sugar until all is blended in for a smooth frosting.
Also included: a sprinkling of powdered sugar, a hunk of butter, and real maple
  syrup.
The powdered sugar makes the mites lose their grip and fall off the bees.
Transfer ramekins to plates and rub powdered sugar through a fine sieve onto
  soufflés.
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