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Synonyms for powder

dust

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Synonyms for powder

to break up into tiny particles

to scatter or release in drops or small particles

Synonyms for powder

a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles

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a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks

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make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust

apply powder to

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Maston, "you will get to this, that as soon as your shot becomes sufficiently heavy you will not require any powder at all."
I only keep to statistical facts when I say that, during the war, and for the very largest guns, the weight of the powder was reduced, as the result of experience, to a tenth part of the weight of the shot."
"It's too bad the Powder of Life was all used up," remarked the shaggy man; "it would be a handy thing to have around."
"A while ago the crooked Sorcerer who invented the Magic Powder fell down a precipice and was killed.
"Say," said McGowan, looking up suddenly, "say, Ikey, ain't there a drug of some kind--some kind of powders that'11 make a girl like you better if you give 'em to her?"
"I thought," went on Chunk hopefully, "that if I had one of them powders to give Rosy when I see her at supper to-night it might brace her up and keep her from reneging on the proposition to skip.
"What did old Mombi the Witch do with the Powder of Life your husband gave her?" asked the boy.
"But tell me, please, what you intend to do with this new lot of the Powder of Life, which Dr.
Well, I just stated that she used the Rollings Reliable in it, and that was why it turned out so well; and then, in the last paragraph, where PERCEVAL clasps AVERIL in his arms and says, `Sweetheart, the beautiful coming years will bring us the fulfilment of our home of dreams,' I added, `in which we will never use any baking powder except Rollings Reliable.'"
What do you think a mother would feel like if she found her child tattooed over with a baking powder advertisement?
We were all hard at work, changing the powder and the berths, when the last man or two, and Long John along with them, came off in a shore-boat.
Next she produced several packets of herbs and powders and began adding a portion of each to the contents of the kettle.
In South Kensington the streets were clear of dead and of black powder. It was near South Kensington that I first heard the howling.
The officer had followed the brilliant train in the air; he endeavored to precipitate himself upon the barrel and tear out the match before it reached the powder it contained.
Another trick I tried upon him, which he innocently came into also: his name was Ismael, which they call Muley, or Moely; so I called to him - "Moely," said I, "our patron's guns are on board the boat; can you not get a little powder and shot?