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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pow·dery /ˈpaʊdəri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pow·der·y a.
 1. Easily crumbling to pieces; friable; loose; as, a powdery spar.
 2. Sprinkled or covered with powder; dusty; as, the powdery bloom on plums.
 3. Resembling powder; consisting of powder. “The powdery snow.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery
             snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated
             sugar by grinding" [syn: powdered, pulverized, pulverised,
              small-grained, fine-grained]
      2: as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder; "a
         powdery blue"