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Powder magazine
Powder Pow"der, n. [OE. poudre, pouldre, F. poudre, OF. also poldre, puldre, L. pulvis, pulveris: cf. pollen fine flour, mill dust, E. pollen. Cf. Polverine, Pulverize.] 1. The fine particles to which any dry substance is reduced by pounding, grinding, or triturating, or into which it falls by decay; dust. Grind their bones to powder small. --Shak. 2. An explosive mixture used in gunnery, blasting, etc.; gunpowder. See Gunpowder. Atlas powder, Baking powder, etc. See under Atlas, Baking, etc. Powder down (Zo["o]l.), the peculiar dust, or exfoliation, of powder-down feathers. Powder-down feather (Zo["o]l.), one of a peculiar kind of modified feathers which sometimes form patches on certain parts of some birds. They have a greasy texture and a scaly exfoliation. Powder-down patch (Zo["o]l.), a tuft or patch of powder-down feathers. Powder hose, a tube of strong linen, about an inch in diameter, filled with powder and used in firing mines. --Farrow. Powder hoy (Naut.), a vessel specially fitted to carry powder for the supply of war ships. They are usually painted red and carry a red flag. Powder magazine, or Powder room. See Magazine, 2. Powder mine, a mine exploded by gunpowder. See Mine. Powder monkey (Naut.), a boy formerly employed on war vessels to carry powder; a powder boy. Powder post. See Dry rot, under Dry. Powder puff. See Puff, n.

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- Powder Magazine, Powder House, or Powderworks may refer to: Gunpowder magazine, a magazine (building) designed to store the explosive gunpowder in wooden...
- propellant gave the storage of the former the name "s**** room" and the latter "powder room". Surface warships that have carried torpedoes, and ones that still...
- storage magazines. Most magazines were purely functional and tended to be in remote and secure locations. They are the successor to the earlier powder towers...
- Mount Perry Powder Magazine is a heritage-listed former gunpowder magazine at Sandy Camp Road (north of Magazine Road), Mount Perry, North Burnett Region...
- The Powder Magazine is a gunpowder magazine and museum at 79 ****berland Street in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Completed in 1713, it is the oldest...
- Annual Men's Powder Poll #3". POWDER Magazine. 6 December 2013. Retrieved 4 April 2019. "15th Annual Men's Powder Poll #2". POWDER Magazine. 5 December...
- The North Arm Powder Magazine near Port Adelaide, South Australia was from 1858 to 1906 a secure storage facility for dynamite and gelignite to be used...
- Gunpowder, also known as black powder to distinguish it from modern smokeless powder, is the earliest known chemical explosive. It consists of a mixture...
- The Powder Magazine from Camp Drum is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument located in the Wilmington section of Los Angeles, California, near the...
- Cooktown Powder Magazine is a heritage-listed gunpowder magazine at Webber Esplanade, Cooktown, Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. It was designed...
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