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synonyms for pulverulent

  • diaphanous
  • dusty
  • ethereal
  • exquisite
  • filmy
  • fine-drawn
  • fine-grained
  • fine-spun
  • flimsy
  • fragile
  • gauzy
  • gossamer
  • gossamery
  • granular
  • impalpable
  • light
  • lightweight
  • little
  • loose
  • minute
  • porous
  • powdered
  • powdery
  • pulverized
  • pulverous
  • quality
  • slender
  • small
  • thin
  • threadlike
  • transparent
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How to use pulverulent in a sentence

The pulverulent materials of glass, heated until they coalesce without melting.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
It occurs pulverulent, and also compact, with a fracture somewhat lamellar.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
By the combined action of heat and charcoal, it passes first into a red pulverulent oxide, and then into metallic lead.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
On the heavy pulverulent gold which remains in the vessel, some more acid should be boiled, to carry off any residuary silver.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
At the bottom of each balloon a nucleus of salt remains, surrounded with fixed pulverulent matter.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Sometimes several plates of glass are laid over each other with a layer of dry pulverulent lime between each.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
When evaporated to dryness, it appears as a dirty white pulverulent substance, which is soluble in alcohol.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
When specimens are very old and decaying, the interior may become pulverulent or deliquescent.
FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
Most of the species become pulverulent, and the spores are easily diffused through the air like an impalpable dust.
FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
The diffusion of these fruits is more or less complete according to their compact or pulverulent nature.
FUNGI: THEIR NATURE AND USESMORDECAI CUBITT COOKE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PULVERULENT

  • arenaceous
  • arenose
  • branny
  • chalky
  • crumbling
  • crumbly
  • dry
  • dusty
  • fine
  • floury
  • friable
  • grainy
  • granular
  • gravelly
  • gritty
  • impalpable
  • loose
  • mealy
  • pulverized
  • pulverulent
  • sandy
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