dustlike


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dustlike

(ˈdʌstˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling dust
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Adj.1.dustlike - as fine and powdery as dust
fine - of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust"
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Remove any vines with the dustlike coating and discard them in the green-waste bin.
West, 1997: Modeling phase functions for dustlike tropospheric aerosol using shape mixture of randomly oriented polydisperse spheroids.
The 3-inch-long fossil was entombed in fine dustlike particles - now preserved as fine-grain mudstone - during the Cambrian Period 520 million years ago in what today is the Yunnan province in China.
The feat is the first step toward an ambitious goal: deploying lasers in space to assemble a cloud of dustlike particles into a giant telescope mirror.
15) Recognition of MM generally is prompted by several microscopic clues such as epithelioid or spindle cell morphology; cell discohesion; eosinophilic cytoplasm with fine, dustlike or coarse, granular pigment; and vesicular nuclei with inclusion-like macronucleoli.
Beginning as dustlike spores released from the gills or pores beneath the cap, mushrooms spend much of their life as mycelium--a network of moist fibers that use powerful enzymes to penetrate wood or other organic matter.
The greyness and the dustlike quality of the water ensure that colorlessness prevails over the prismatic project; the powdery quality brings a negative vitality commensurate with visual opaqueness and mental occlusion.
Orchid seeds are dustlike, consisting of thin seed coat and tiny spherical embryos with no endosperm.
Once blasting takes place, the media is drawn back into a separator, where it is spun, and by specific gravity the heavier particles are returned to the blasting process, and the small dustlike particles are taken off and becomes waste.
orchids The largest family of flowering plants, found chiefly in the tropics and subtropics and characterized by showy flowers, strong relationships with pollinators and dustlike seeds.
Use coarse steel wool to remove smaller dustlike deposits.
However, it is difficult to spread the dustlike particles evenly when they are in a dry, powdered form.