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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - As if dulled in color with a sprinkling of dust; Consisting of fine particles.

Usage examples (33)
  • A powdery blue
  • An exception is a fungal disease called powdery mildew, which thrives in dry conditions.
  • The product controls common fungal diseases such as powdery mildew, black spot and botrytis bunch rot.
  • Ground very fine and used in small quantities to keeps food such as powdery seasoning mixes from caking up. for more
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