Adjective "Powdery" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈpaʊdəriː/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Resembling or characteristic of powder in texture.
  1. 'One of the characteristics of seborrheic dermatitis is dandruff, characterized by a fine, powdery white scale on the scalp.'
  2. 'If it is a powdery, granular material, it will be removed with the vacuum.'
  3. 'Huge gusting winds, roaring up off the cliff face of the Boomerang Range, blasted billows of fine powdery snow high into the air like a tormented geyser.'

Definitions

1. consisting of or resembling powder: powdery sand; powdery clouds.

2. easily reduced to powder: powdery plaster.

3. sprinkled or covered with or as with powder: flowers powdery with pollen.

More examples(as adjective)

"mildews can be powdery."

"sands can be powdery."

"substances can be powdery."

"people can be powdery."

"effects can be powdery."

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