Definition of Pulverulent

1. a. Consisting of, or reducible to, fine powder; covered with dust or powder; powdery; dusty.



Definition of Pulverulent

1. Adjective. Consisting of, covered with, or disintegrating into a fine powder; powdery; dusty. ¹

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Definition of Pulverulent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulverulent

pulverisers
pulverises
pulverising
pulverizable
pulverization
pulverizations
pulverize
pulverized
pulverizer
pulverizers
pulverizes
pulverizing
pulverous
pulvers
pulverulence
pulverulent (current term)
pulverulently
pulverulentous
pulverulous
pulvil
pulvilio
pulvilios
pulvillar
pulville
pulvilled
pulvilles
pulvilli
pulvillus
pulvils
pulvinae

Literary usage of Pulverulent

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1. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1868)
"pulverulent arsenious acid from Altenberg, taken from the condenser of a tin roasting furnace, ... Bodemann says that pulverulent arsenious acid ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Sir William Crookes, Bruno Kerl, Ernst Otto Röhring (1868)
"pulverulent arsenious acid from Altenberg, taken from the condenser of a tin roasting furnace, ... Bodemann says that pulverulent arsenious acid ..."

3. The Utilisation of Wood-waste by Ernst Hubbard (1902)
"The pulverulent material, falling on a horizontal grate, forms a heap which becomes consolidated by its own weight. Under these circumstances the air ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1861)
"... without destroying its dry, pulverulent condition. Objects to be disinfected should be rolled in this powder until each point upon their surfaces has ..."

5. A Manual of British Lichens: Containing Descriptions of All the Species and by William Mudd (1861)
"... -pulverulent. " Apothecia rarely present, sessile ; disc concave, at length flat, ... and the yellow pulverulent appearance arnes from the abundance of ..."

6. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1861)
"... without destroying its dry, pulverulent condition. Objects to be disinfected should l)c rolled in this powder until each point upon their surface- has ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... metal (similar to the metal when smelted) is obtained, but with great density the deposit is amorphous, botryoidal, or pulverulent. ..."

8. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"From the undissolved residue, tht» pulverulent silica separated from the clay may be dissolved out, though with considerable difficulty, by repeated boiling ..."

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