pulverulent

[ puhl-ver-yuh-luh nt, -ver-uh-luh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF pulverulent
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PULVERULENT

The stem is subequal, cespitose, reticulate to the base, pulverulent below.

Most gelatinous, pulverulent, and crystalline precipitates are of this nature.

In the hollows the soil appears rich, dark, and pulverulent, with much admixture of unformed bird-guano.

The shells are sometimes entirely decomposed, forming a pulverulent marl; sometimes in a state of good preservation.

By evaporation, with the usual precautions, they may be obtained either in the pulverulent or crystalline form.

Platinum battery plates are covered with a pulverulent deposit of platinum by means of the electrotype.

Any substance which has separated from its solution in a solid and, usually, a pulverulent or flocculent form.

Occasionally earthy and pulverulent beds pass into compact limestone or hard granular dolomite.

The roads are covered with a pulverulent sand, throwing up clouds of dust at the least motion in the atmosphere.

It can be produced from the potassium tantalo-fluoride in a pulverulent form.

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