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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Consisting of or reducible to fine powder.

Usage examples (29)
  • Sago occurs in commerce in two states, pulverulent and granulated.
  • Nearly all the face of the country was covered with alkali dust, which, in a light, pulverulent state, rose and filled the air at the slightest breeze or other disturbance.
  • Of these the most important is the proper admixture of the ingredients, and the condition of the manure as regards dryness, complete reduction to the pulverulent state,...
  • These are plants growing in sea or fresh water, or on damp surfaces, with a filamentous, or more rarely a leaf-like pulverulent or gelatinous thallus; the last two forms... for more
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