How to use Powdery in a sentence
A yellowish powdery mixture of zinc and lead oxides collects on the lead; it is skimmed off and sold as paint.
The anther consists of lobes containing the minute powdery pollen grains, which, when mature, are discharged by a fissure or opening of some sort.
Plucking one from the bush, she rolled the berry in her hand, removing the powdery haze from its surface.
Then the walls of the mother-cells are absorbed, and the pollengrains float freely in the fluid of the pollen-sacs, which gradually disappears, and the mature grains form a powdery mass within the anther.
The disease can be controlled with triazole fungicides, which also control powdery mildew.Advertisement
If it is still too powdery then add more oil.
The mineral had, however, been earlier known as a blue powdery substance, called "blue ironearth," met with in peat-bogs, in bog iron-ore, or with fossil bones and shells.
Tin is removed mainly as a powdery mixture of stannate of lead and lead oxide, arsenic and antimony as a slagged mixture of arsenate and antimonate of lead and lead oxide.
Others have a special faculty of consuming dry, powdery vegetable and animal refuse, and are liable to multiply in manufactured products of this nature, such as mouldy cheese.
Moreover the rain penetrates into the small interstices between its particles and dissolves out some of the materials which bind the whole into a solid stone, the surface then becoming a loose powdery mass which falls to the ground below or is carried away by the wind.Advertisement
The contents of the iron recipient consist of a powdery mixture of oxide and metal, which is added to the next charge, except what is put aside to be sold as "zinc dust."
If zinc be heated to near its boiling-point, it catches fire and burns with a brilliant light into its powdery white oxide, which forms a reek in the air (lana philosophica, " philosopher's wool").
But if the gold-strength of the bath be maintained, only gold is deposited at the cathode - in a loose powdery condition from pure solutions, but in a smooth detachable deposit from impure liquors.
The powdery metal burns readily in air; the crystalline metal requires to be heated in an oxyhydrogen flame before it catches fire.
The climate is so arid, and precipitation so extremely rare, that the fine powdery material falls a helpless prey to the winds.Advertisement
These Arka-tagh mountains are built up, at all events superficially, of sand and powdery, finely sifted disintegrated material.
So are the tiny Coniopterygidae, which are covered with a white powdery secretion, and have very small hind-wings.
The paraphyses branch and form a network (capillitium) over the asci, the capillitium and ejected spores forming a long persistent powdery mass (mazaedium).
By the breaking down of the inner tissues the spores often come to lie as a loose powdery mass in the interior of the hollow fruitbody, mixed sometimes with a capillitium.
By manipulating the genes that control cyanogenic glucosides, the grain was made resistant to powdery mildew.Advertisement
Dugway is also the only facility known in recent years to have processed anthrax spores into the powdery form that is most easily inhaled.
The main problem is fireblight, but caterpillars, aphids, gall midges, honey fungus, rust and powdery mildew may give problems.
Chemical control Organic gardeners can use sulfur dust to control powdery mildews.
Dr. Hannah Jones from The Eden Project, Cornwall, whose interests include powdery mildew.
Each species of powdery mildew affects only specific types of plant.Advertisement
Both the bressumer and the bricks above it are very loose and the mortar very powdery.
Grind an orange peel until it reaches a powdery consistency.
Close planting also shuts down air circulation to the lower leaves, encouraging powdery mildew.
Wait until the charcoal is glowing red, with a powdery gray surface, before you start to cook.
They are mild blue cheeses with a thin pliable rind covered with a fine powdery mold.Advertisement
Emily looked around, trying to find the source of the laughing, and saw nothing but powdery sand, and oases.
Dr. Bus presented a paper on control of powdery scab in the Netherlands by looking at the use of 'trap ' crops.
It has in general one value for the powdery metal as obtained by reduction of the oxide in hydrogen below the melting point of the metal, another for the metal in the state which it assumes spontaneously on freezing, and this latter value, in general, is modified by hammering, rolling, drawing, &c. These mechanical operations do not necessarily add to the density; stamping, it is true, does so necessarily, but rolling or drawing occasionally causes a diminution of the density.
Had to cut a channel 4 5 foot deep through the powdery snow.
Rebecca Wyand (JIC) investigated molecular host specificity in wild grass powdery mildew by screening a collection of isolates by ITS sequencing.Advertisement
Gockel states (l.c. p. 74) that during snowfall the sign is positive or ne g ative according as the flakes are large or are small and powdery.
His face was fresh and rosy, his white-plumed hat, tilted to one side, disclosed his curled and pomaded hair besprinkled with powdery snow.
Measuring the sterol content of barley leaves infected with powdery mildew as a means of assessing partial resistance to Erysiphe graminis f.sp. hordei.
Fairly heavy deposits of wettish snow (no longer powdery) on the tops with nice cornices forming.
The Brow Color is a similar product to the liner, providing a powdery mineral color to fill in a sparse brow naturally.Advertisement
Mineral make-up has natural healing qualities unlike talc-based make-up, which gives a powdery look and does nothing to help promote healthy skin.
The base color can either be rich and shimmery (but not metallic), or matter and powdery in nature.
While these may not be exact matches for the Rock fragrance, they do mimic the fragrance's slight oriental midnote and "powdery' soft wear.
The lipstick will cling to the powder and stay vibrant for the whole night-and the tissue protects your lips from becoming too powdery.
Some are graceful crescents of powdery white sand framing turquoise water, while others are rockier locations with dramatic landscapes, cliffs, and other features.Advertisement
The same occurs in the "white-edged" kinds, the difference being in the thickness and hue of the powdery matter.
The "selfs" are really distinct, since the outer portion of the corolla is of the ordinary texture, though a ring of powdery matter surrounds the eye.
At a little distance these low densely-branched little trees look like a Bay or a Holly Oak, only the leaf is smaller and narrower, with a powdery golden under-surface of beautiful effect when stirred by wind.
Phlox is often troubled by powdery mildew, and if that is a problem in your area, cut back phlox stems also.
Other potential diseases include leaf spot, die back, powdery mildew, cankers, and black knot.Advertisement
Grapes are especially susceptible to powdery mildew.
Sulfur dust applied according to the package directions can control powdery mildew.
One of the pitfalls of taking a vitamin supplement is the funny taste often accompanied with liquid or powdery pills.
Resorts in the United States, Europe and Canada offer fresh powdery slopes and trails just about every day of the year, although many more are open during the winter months.
Pollen-A fine, powdery substance released by plants and trees; an allergen.
However, white rice flour or any rice flour is usually very powdery in texture and must be used in conjunction with binders such as xanthan gum in order for the flour to bind properly.
Such a blend gives the flour a fine and light powdery texture.
Also, rice flour can be ground into a cornmeal texture or even more finely into a very powdery form.