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granular material

Gravels, sands, or silts which exhibit no characteristics of cohesiveness or plasticity; more permeable than cohesive or plastic soils.
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Soda ash, also known as sodium carbonate, is a white, anhydrous, powdered or granular substance with the chemical formula Na2CO3.
Zomorph tablets are half-white, half-transparent capsules marked 100mg, containing a beige granular substance, and come in branded blister packs.
15, 2016, Shepard mailed a granular substance to the Tollway Authority headquarters.
To exfoliate is to rub a granular substance on your body - pretty harshly - and more or less scratch the dead skin cells off.
Not for human consumption" in his bin, along with a blue, granular substance around his body.
The envelope containing "a granular substance" was received at an offsite mail screening facility, the FBI said in a statement, adding operations at the White House have not been affected.
An affidavit in support of the criminal complaint cites the mailing of envelopes containing typewritten letters and "a suspicious granular substance" to Republican Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi, the president and Sadie Holland, a Justice Court judge in Lee County, Mississippi.
The FBI had earlier said in a (http://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/fbi-response-to-reports-of-suspicious-letters-received-at-mail-facilities) statement that a "letter containing a granular substance that preliminarily tested positive for ricin was received at an offsite mail screening facility."
The suspicious letter to Obama contained "a granular substance that preliminarily tested positive for ricin," an FBI statement said.
Unstuck is a granular substance that helps tires regain traction in snow and ice.
Calcium bentonites are non-swelling and break down to a granular substance that is used as an absorbent clay.
The Reuters scare follows a similar one last Thursday, when The New York Times received a letter addressed to Editorial Page Editor Andrew Rosenthal that contained a white granular substance. The lobby of the Times' headquarters building in Midtown Manhattan was closed for nearly four hours.