black powder
noun Date: 1861 an explosive mixture of potassium nitrate or sodium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur used especially in fireworks and as a propellant in antique firearms — compare gunpowder

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  • black powder — an explosive powder consisting of saltpeter, sulfur, and charcoal, used chiefly in old guns fired for sport, in fireworks, and for spotting charges in practice bombs; black gunpowder. * * *       first type of explosive mixture invented for use… …   Universalium

  • black powder — noun : an explosive consisting of black gunpowder now used chiefly as an ignition charge and primer, as a propellant in older guns fired as a hobby, and in pyrotechnics; also : a similar explosive consisting of a mixture of sodium nitrate instead …   Useful english dictionary

  • black powder — gunpowder, powder used as an explosive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • black powder — noun A simple form of gunpowder, consisting of a mixture of saltpetre, charcoal, and sulfur …   Wiktionary

  • black powder —    The earliest form of propellant. It is a mechanical mixture of potassium nitrate of sodium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur …   Forensic science glossary

  • black powder — noun gunpowder …   English new terms dictionary

  • Black powder in gas pipelines — Black powder is a solid contamination in finished product pipelines. Black powder collects in gas piping that are mostly mill scale, from new sales gas pipeline, flash rust from hydrotest water, post internal pipeline corrosion, and could be… …   Wikipedia

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