Definition of Gunpowders

1. Noun. (plural of gunpowder) ¹

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Definition of Gunpowders

1. gunpowder [n] - See also: gunpowder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gunpowders

gunnysack
gunnysacks
gunocracy
gunpaper
gunpapers
gunperson
gunpersons
gunplay
gunplays
gunpoint
gunpoints
gunport
gunports
gunpowder
gunpowderish
gunpowders (current term)
gunroom
gunrooms
gunrunner
gunrunners
gunrunning
gunrunnings
guns
gunsel
gunsels
gunship
gunships
gunshot
gunshot wound
gunshots

Literary usage of Gunpowders

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1. Treatise on Mills and Millwork by William Fairbairn (1871)
"The following Table shows the composition of the various gunpowders in use amongst the different nations of Europe and America:— TABLE OF THE COMPOSITION OF ..."

2. Treatise on Mills and Millwork by William Fairbairn (1865)
"The following Table shows the composition of the various gunpowders in use amongst the different nations of Europe and America:— TABLE OF THE COMPOSITION OF ..."

3. The Breech-loader and how to Use it by William Wellington Greener (1893)
"A MISCELLANEOUS CHAPTER—gunpowders— NITRO-EXPLOSIVES— SHOT ... gunpowders. THE explosive used in shot guns is either black gunpowder (saltpetre, charcoal, ..."

4. Ordnance and Gunnery: A Text-book Prepared for the Cadets of the United by Ormond Mitchell Lissak (1907)
"... I. gunpowders. I. Definitions.—Explosion, in a general sense, may be denned as a sudden and violent increase in the volume of a substance. ..."

5. The Journal of the Royal Institution of Great Britain by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1831)
"... almost as severe as the game laws of England, against the avidity of the poachers. ON gunpowders AND DETONATING MATCHES. BY ANDREW URE, MD, FRS, ..."

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