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Definitions and Synonyms of powdery | Another word for powdery | What is powdery?

Definition 1: consisting of fine particles - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where powdery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • powdered cellulose
  • powdery snow
  • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding

Synonyms for powdery in the sense of this definition

(powdery is similar to ...) of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles

"wood with a fine grain" "fine powdery snow" "fine rain" "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave" "covered with a fine film of dust"

Definition 2: as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where powdery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a powdery blue

(powdery is similar to ...) (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

"light blue" "light colors such as pastels" "a light-colored powder"

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