Gunpowder - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks (syn: powder)
...musketeers carrying their gunpowder in powder horns...
The spark and the gunpowder contacted, and acting together, produced the explosion.
The smell of gunpowder filled his nostrils.