What does powdery mean?

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Adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to powder.
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He concluded that lithification of the powdery material produced the orange sinters.
We were told to use small bits of fiber such as rayon or cotton, card wads or powdery filler such as Cream of Wheat.
Six-row barley is generally considered to be of lower quality than two-row barley, and its thicker husk results in tannic and powdery flavours.
Fellow employee Alfred Smith said pipes at the factory were lagged with material containing a white, powdery substance.
Some southern pea varieties are susceptible to mosaic viruses, powdery mildew, and leaf spot diseases.
On the windward side of the island there are numerous narrow, powdery beaches and deserted rocky coves.

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