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See definition of powdering on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrinding
  • as insprinkling

synonyms for powdering

  • crumbling
  • crunching
  • crushing
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • grating
  • milling
  • rubbing
  • scraping
  • shivering
  • smashing
  • bone-crushing
  • scattering
  • smattering
  • admixture
  • dust
  • dusting
  • few
  • handful
  • lick
  • mixture
  • sprinkle
  • strain
  • taste
  • tinge
  • touch
  • trace
  • several
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How to use powdering in a sentence

More like the noise of powdering an iron bar on a nutmeg-grater, suggested Brittle.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
On comes the dust-cloud, powdering up from the road at each hoof-stroke as the horseman advances at a canter.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
Powdering a little pepper and neglecting that in the morning paper is one way to begin the day.
MATISSE PICASSO AND GERTRUDE STEINGERTRUDE STEIN
Fine snow was sifting through the trees, powdering the ground and drifting against him.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
But pondering or powdering, equally exciting to each of us is its delicate pale lilac blazonment in the Back of a magazine.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
Half an hour, perhaps, was spent in combing and powdering this reverend appendage to a clerical skull.
GRANDFATHER'S CHAIRNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
It is very important that nothing be lost during the operation of powdering.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
The weights of the two portions must be known, and care must be taken that nothing is lost in the powdering.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
The buttons can be seen on careful inspection, and become evident on powdering.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
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WORDS RELATED TO POWDERING

  • bone-crushing
  • crumbling
  • crunching
  • crushing
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • grating
  • milling
  • powdering
  • rubbing
  • scraping
  • shivering
  • smashing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.