Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or characteristic of being powdery or dusty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being pulverulent; abundance of dust or powder; dustiness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Dustiness; powder; the state of being dusted over, powdery, or pulverulent.

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Examples

  • The language is a wild mixture of vaquero-cowboy Spanglish and the King James Bible — you ' ll find words like " pulverulence " and " sudorific, " and one character says, without a shred of irony: " Lo, would you behold what has arrived?

    Southwestern Gothic

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