Sentence Examples


  • The anther consists of lobes containing the minute powdery pollen grains, which, when mature, are discharged by a fissure or opening of some sort.
  • A yellowish powdery mixture of zinc and lead oxides collects on the lead; it is skimmed off and sold as paint.
  • Plucking one from the bush, she rolled the berry in her hand, removing the powdery haze from its surface.
  • The powdery metal burns readily in air; the crystalline metal requires to be heated in an oxyhydrogen flame before it catches fire.
  • These Arka-tagh mountains are built up, at all events superficially, of sand and powdery, finely sifted disintegrated material.