Origin of powdery
Related Words for powderychalky, crumbly, grainy, dusty, gravelly, crumbling, dry, fine, friable, gritty, impalpable, loose, mealy, sandy, granular, pulverulent, arenaceous, arenose, branny, floury
Examples from the Web for powdery
Contemporary Examples of powdery
Kazakhstan has a cold winter which ensures it has powdery snow until late in the season.Prince Harry And Cressida Go Skiing In Kazakhstan
March 25, 2014
"Then the rainiest June since the 1950s helped the spread of downy and powdery mildew" he told The Telegraph.Bad News for the Bubbly: Champagne Suffers Worst Season in Decades
August 17, 2012
Historical Examples of powdery
But Vasili Andreevich did not stop, but disappeared amid the powdery snow.Master and Man
Pollen: the powdery substance borne by the stamen of the flower.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
We broke through the crust and floundered in soft and powdery snow.The Cryptogram
William Murray Graydon
Had the snow been less light and powdery, he must have been crushed to the ground.
Both lads were immersed in powdery snow beneath the surface.