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Noun1.powderiness - having a very fine texture; "the fineness of the sand on the beach"
smoothness - a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch; "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"
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Often enough, Motherwell drags a charcoal line through the color field, so that the field becomes an enveloping surface; at times, this gesture has produces a kind of crumbly, just-exhaled powderiness around the line itself.
Crunching through the surface, the interior was studded with toasted hazelnuts and that slightly chewy, powderiness that's the essence of meringue.